Evenings at the Museum

Join us to explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. Each program will spotlight something new and includes admission to the Marshall Steam Museum. Don’t forget to join our Facebook Events and invite your friends. 

First Tuesday evening of the month
May to October
7 pm
Cost: $5; Free for FAHP Members
Parking:
Across the street in the event lot

 

2018 Season:

August 7 – What’s Next for Yorklyn? with Matt Chesser and Laura Lee. If you’ve been wondering about the future of Yorklyn and what the plans for NVF and Auburn Heights Preserve look like, now is your chance to find out! Join us to hear from Matt Chesser and Laura Lee of Delaware State Parks as they show us what’s in the works and what will happen down the road to make Auburn Heights Preserve and Yorkyn an even better place to visit.

September 4 – Auburn Heights Invitational preview – To be Announced!

October 2 – Migratory Bird Act of 1918: Then & Nowwith Charles Shattuck of Wild Birds Unlimited. 2018 marks 100 years since the Migratory Bird Act. Come learn about the history of the act, what it means for us today, and it’s importance for Auburn Heights!

November 6 – How the Piedmont Came to Bewith Sandy Schenck of Delaware Geological Survey. What are the natural resources that helped build Auburn Heights and the mills in Yorklyn? Join us to discover some answers!

 

 

Past programs included: 

  • Adventures in the Steam Car Hobby with Terry Amsley & Mike May
  • New Bridges at Auburn Heights with Julie Bowers of Workin’ Bridges
  • The History of the Pennsylvania Railroad with Troy Grubb from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
  • The History of Woodside Farm Creamery with Jim, Janet & Joe Mitchell
  • Delaware License Plates: From the Age of Steam to the Age of Self-Esteem with plate historian/collector Dave Lincoln
  • Treasures from the Attic with Delaware State Parks interpreter Emily Carnwath, highlighting never-before-seen artifacts from the Auburn Heights mansion.
  • Toy Trains Hit the Rails with John Schubel, Malcolm Taylor and Jay Williams. Listen to the podcast by clicking here.
  • Selling American Innovation a special Conversation with Tom Marshall
  • Stanleys and Racing: Factory Performance Cars and Specials with Kelly Williams
  • The Marshall Patents: Making Fiber Continuously with Bob Wilhelm
  • Auburn/Yorklyn: From Hamlet to Village to Hamlet with John Harrison
  • Comparative Firing Up Demonstration with Kelly Williams
  • The Stanley 750: Junker or Treasure? with Gregory J. Landrey
  • Ford and His Model T with Bill Schwoebel and Lou Mandich

 

We are always looking for new ideas; email education@auburnheights.org with yours.

 

 

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