Virtual Offerings

Select Weekday Evenings at 6:30pm

Presentations will be held via Zoom. Registrants are requested to provide a donation of $5 to support ongoing programs. Registration is required to receive Zoom link. For more information, please email

September 22, 2022 Female Hygienics in the Early 1800s
Tess Frydman will present an in-depth look at the private lives of early nineteenth century women, explaining the products, methods, and techniques women used in their personal hygiene before the modern inventions of today.

November 10, 2022 Burlington Island
Judy Gaunt, Dawn McCreary and Jim McCreary, Members of the Friends of Burlington Island, will offer a joint presentation about the history of Burlington Island and its connection to the land known as Peachfield, through
the last two centuries.

January 12, 2023 Building the Old Schoolhouse
Peachfield’s Program & Development Coordinator, Mackenzie Tansey, will discuss the people and materials that built the Old Schoolhouse in Mount Holly, how it cam to be the oldest one-room schoolhouse on its original foundation, and its connection to other sites in the region.

February 9, 2023 Historic Windows and Doors
Professor Hinshaw will deliver a program on the last four centuries of American residential doors and windows, hinges and knobs, sashes and panes. You’ll never look at a door or window of a historic building the same way again.

March 9, 2023 Mrs. Harker’s Native Plants
Lauren Kope from the University of Delaware’s Botanic Gardens, will share a presentation on historic landscape architecture and its relation to native plants. She will share information on plant maintenance, garden design, and
highlight key elements of the planning and maintenance stages for historic gardens.