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This is the 1828 Federal mansion of James Buchanan, the only Pennsylvanian to become president of the United States. He conducted his 1856 presidential campaign from the library. Restored period rooms contain original Buchanan furnishings and decorative objects. Costumed guides conduct tours. Candlelight tours are offered the first two weeks in December. One-hour tours begin every half-hour, daily 10am-4pm, April-November; closed Easter and Thanksgiving.

Location: 1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster Pennsylvania 17603 Telephone 717-392-8721

Other History nearby:
(Strasburg) Amish Village
(New Castle) Amstel House
(McSherrystown) Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
(Chadds Ford) Brandywine Battlefield Park
(Mount Joy) Bube's Brewery
(Carlisle) Carlisle Barracks

01/30 Coming to The Lancaster area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.