Edward Bolger. Mary Smithgall. The Freelands. Rosanna Gordon. These are the few names of the many people employed at Wheatland during Buchanan’s lifetime. On April 2, take a special guided tour of Wheatland that places the spotlight on the people who worked to create the comfortable lifestyle that Buchanan and his family enjoyed: the domestic workers. Learn from the history and stories about the domestic workers’ lives, their daily jobs on the Wheatland property, and the social division between the workers and Buchanan’s family.
First to Rise & Last to Retire: The Domestic Workers at Wheatland, a special guided tour of Wheatland, will be held on Saturday, April 2. 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 will not be Buchanan-focused.
Tickets are available for purchase online or over the phone by calling (717) 392-4633. When booking online, be sure to first select the date of April 2, followed by the time of your choice. Advance reservations are highly recommended as tours may sell out and walk-in tickets may not be available. Members receive complimentary admission, but must reserve their tickets in advance. All visitors must abide by LancasterHistory’s Health & Safety Protocols for Visitors, including LancasterHistory’s face mask policy.
Phone: (717) 392-4633
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
230 N President Ave
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603