It's tee time at Allison-Antrim Museum

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, will host the 7th annual Afternoon Tea at the Barn from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4.

Tea will be served in the center two bays of the reconstructed 1860s barn. Tables will be set with vintage napkins and china and the servers will be dressed in Civil War attire. Along with several choices of tea, sweet and savory treats will be served. 

The cost per person is $5.

So, "hustle your bustle" because reservations are required by May 2 for seatings beginning on the hour at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. by Facebook messaging the museum's page or by calling 717-597-9010.

Guests will hear the stories about the lives of several young Civil War era women of Greencastle and Mercersburg: Frances Dolly Harris and Maria Ziegler of Greencastle and Harriet Lane, Mercersburg, niece of President James Buchanan, who acted as the First Lady of the White House during her uncle's presidency.

The special exhibit will be antique and vintage hankies and an exhibit that tells the story of 17-year old Maria Ziegler, through personal effects, kept by the family. 

For more information, visit  www.greencastlemuseum.org, on Facebook, on Twitter @greencastlemuzm or by calling 717-597-9010.