Special Tour: A House in Mourning

Event Details

Oct 01

Learn about the unique rituals and traditions that Victorian Americans followed to commemorate the passing of loved ones and revered figures. On October 1, take a special guided tour of Wheatland to learn about the culture of mourning, décor, and how thousands paid their last respects to James Buchanan when he passed on June 1, 1868 at Wheatland.

A House in Mourning, a special guided tour of Wheatland, will be held on Saturday, October 1. Tours will be available on the half hour, beginning at 10am and continuing until the last tour at 3pm. Please Note: These tours are not our regular General Admission tours and are not solely focused on James Buchanan.

Special Tour: A House in Mourning

LOCATION: LancasterHistory & James Buchanan's Wheatland

ADDRESS: 230 N President Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

  • CONTACT: (717) 392-4633
  • COST: $0 - 15
  • TIME: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM