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“Drake Well Museum to Celebrate Pennsylvania’s 333rd Birthday”

, Drake Well Museum& Parkwill offer free admission and programming in celebration of Pennsylvania’s Charter Day.
Drake Well Museum& Parkwill offer free admission and programming in celebration of Pennsylvania’s Charter Day.

A statewide celebration, Charter Day commemorates the founding of Pennsylvania through the 1681 charter that King Charles II of Great Britain granted to William Penn.

To celebrate the 333rd anniversary of the Penn Charter, Drake Well Museum will host a special display highlighting the history of Native Americans in Pennsylvania’s Oil Heritage Region. Collector John Sites will present and discuss his extensive Native American artifact collection in the museum lobby from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Located off Route 8 south of Titusville, Drake Well Museum is open year round. Winter hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Drake Well Museum and Park is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with Friends of Drake Well, Inc. and is part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History® (www.PATrailsofHistory.com).

Additional information about museum programs and special events is available at www.drakewell.org, by calling (814) 827-2797, or find us on Facebook at Drake Well Museum.

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