Meet Inventor William Chester Ruth

Event Details

May 21

Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum presents a visit with local inventor William Chester Ruth. In this first person interpretive program you will meet Chester Ruth, as portrayed by actor Keith Henley. Learn about his upbringing as the son of a former slave and a free woman of color, and how he though his ingenuity helped to solve the problems of local farmers by inventing technology that is still used in farm equipment today.

Registration is required. The two-hour program begins at 9:30am, 12:30pm, and 3pm.

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Meet Inventor William Chester Ruth

LOCATION: Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum

ADDRESS: 2451 Kissel Hill Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601

  • CONTACT: (717) 569-0401
  • COST: $15-28
  • TIME: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM