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Posted on: June 22, 2023

Theodore Roosevelt Returns in Reenactment for Pennypacker Mills' Porch Performance Series

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Pennypacker Mills will present the life and times of Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, the youngest and 26th President of the United States, during its outdoor Porch Performance Series.

President Roosevelt viewed himself as an activist and a "steward of the people." He was known for broadly expanding the executive branch and for land conservation. Roosevelt was the first president to win a Nobel Prize and a media leader in shaping public opinion.

Learn more about his presidency and life on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 4 p.m., at Pennypacker Mills at 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. Prior to the performance, the Pennypacker Mansion will be open for tours with the last tour starting at 3 p.m. Please bring a blanket or a chair to sit on during the performance. All ages are welcome, and the event is free!

Pennypacker Mills is operated by Montgomery County's Division of Parks, Trails & Historic Sites. The site is open year-round for free guided tours, seasonal events, craft workshops, special presentation, education programs, the StoryWalk® and changing exhibits. A full calendar of events is located here. For more information, contact Museum Educator Laura Foose at or 610.287.9349. Follow Pennypacker Mills on Facebook.

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