Home School Christmas Tour Program at Old Economy Village


Old Economy Village in Ambridge will conduct two Christmastime for Children Tours for Home School families on December 13 and 18 at 1:00 p.m. This fun hour and a half tour is designed for children ranging from preschool to third grade. The first hour involves tour guides leading groups to 5 locations which includes a story about a boy named Jacob needing a new cloak to meet Belsnickel, singing Jingle Bells, making a craft and 2 other activities related to the story. Then participants go to the Granary and enjoy a 30-minute party with Belsnickel (who is the keeper of the naughty and nice book).

To register for this tour or if you have any questions please contact David Miller at davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110.

Homeschool Christmas Tour at Old Economy Village

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Contact David Miller davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110


Old Economy Village is a gemstone site of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Old Economy Village interprets the history of the Harmony Society, a highly successful nineteenth century religious communal society, and preserves and interprets the unique material culture of the Society during its period of residence in Beaver County, Pennsylvania for citizens of and visitors to the Commonwealth.  Old Economy Village was the heart of the Harmony Society’s home from 1824 until the commune was dissolved in 1905.  Old Economy Village is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with the Friends of Old Economy Village.  It is part of Ambridge’s Old Economy National Historic District and is among the region’s most important historic sites.

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