Museums with hearth cooking demonstrations

Tom Martin and Peggy Gelnett at the Landis Valley Museum. Tom is widely respected as a teacher and writer of the well used Landis Valley Cookbook: Pennsylvania German Foods & Traditions. Each year he conducts two four day advanced bake oven and hearth cooking sessions for the Landis Valley Museum Institute. He has an extensive knowledge of Pennsylvania Dutch foodways as well as other Pa. foods. Landis Valley has several working bake ovens and hearths and is well worth a visit.


Barns-Brinton House. Chaddsford Historical Society 1714
Bachmann Publick House. Easton 1753
Bolton Mansion. Levittown
Burnside Plantation. Historic Bethlehem
Chaddsford Historical Society. Chadd House. Chadds Ford c1725
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. Ridley Creek State Park. Philly 1720-1820
Compass Inn Museum. Laughlintown 1799
Conestoga Area Historical Society. Conestoga outside bake oven
Daniel Boone Homestead. Birdsboro
Depreciation Lands Museum. Allison Park 1800
East Berlin Historical Preservation Society
Eckley Miners' Village
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park. Harrisburg 1814, 1786
Fort Roberdeau. 1778
Graeme Park Historic Site. Horsham 1722
Hanna's Town. Greensburg 18th cen
Hans Herr House. Lancaster 1719
Historic Antes Plantation. Schwenksville 1736
Historic Fallsington. Fallsington (Bucks county)
Historic Rock Ford Plantation. Lancaster
Historic Waynesborough. ValleyForge
Hope Lodge. Fort Washington 1748
Hower-Slote House of the Warrior Run Fort Freeland Society
John Joseph Henry House. Jacobsburg Historical Society. Nazareth 1832
Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum. Lancaster 1740-1940
McConkey Ferry Inn. Washington Crossing 1776
Meadowcroft Village. Avella
Mercer Museum Log House. New Hope
Morgan Log House Towamencin, PA 1708
Moland House, Gg Washington's Headquarters. Hartsville
Newlin Grist Mill. Glen Mills (Brandywine)1704
Nitre House. Haverford 1810
Old Bedford Village. Bedford
Old Economy Village. Ambridge 1824
The Oldest House in Laceyville
Oliver Miller Homestead. South Park
Pennsbury Manor. Morrisville c1686
Peter Wentz Farmstead. Worcester 1758
Pottsgrove Manor. Pottstown 1752
Quiet Valley Farm Museum. Stroudsburg late 1700s-1800s
Roth Living Farm Museum. Doylestown
Salt Springs Park. Montrose
Somerset Historical Center. Somerset 1770s
Swetland Homestead. Wyoming 1803
Thomas Massey House. Marple Township 1696
Washington Crossing Park. Hibb House c1823
Woodville Plantation House. Bridgeville 1780

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