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IDMS 2024: Homestead & Bake House Tours at Historic RittenhouseTown

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Join RittenhouseTown from 10am to 12N for free tours of our 1707 Homestead constructed in a German vernacular style, the Homestead represents a bank-style house. Embark on an hour-long journey through history as you explore the Homestead (birthplace of first director of the US Mint David Rittenhouse) and the 1753 Bake House with its impressive 16 ½ foot hearth. Gain insights into the property’s history from 1690 to the present day. Learn about the dedicated efforts to gain a deeper understanding of the village’s historic buildings and future initiatives to beautify the level 1 arboretum.

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