Each guest will receive a card with the poem “In Flanders Field,” along with the story of the woman responsible for the memorable ‘wearing of the poppy’ that honors veterans even today. A beautiful handmade poppy keepsake pin will be given to each guest to remember the event.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Dauphin County will exhibit vegetables and offer planting advice. There will also be information on container gardening with herbs and how herbs benefit vegetables.
The Dauphin and Cumberland Herb Society will present a display of Lewis and Clark Herbs, collected in 1806 by the famous explorers on their journey westward and showcase miniature gardens and terrariums.
Tickets are $25 per person.
Make your reservation in advance at the Historical Society’s office or by calling (717) 233-3462. Credit cards are accepted. Early reservations are encouraged as seating is limited. Free parking in lots adjacent to the mansion.
The Tea is offered in conjunction with our new exhibit “Uncle Sam Calls: Dauphin County in World War I,” which runs through December 22. Admission to the exhibit is free with your tea reservations!