One of the most innovative architects of his time, Frank Furness created bold, imaginative buildings that have left a special mark in Philadelphia during the High Victorian period. While many of his buildings have been destroyed, some remarkable examples remain.
Our day begins with a one hour guided tour that includes an Amish house, farm and school. We will enjoy beautiful farmland vistas throughout the countryside. After our tour, we will be treated to an Amish family-style meal at Good and Plenty.
The Seattle artist, Dale Chihuly, frequently dubbed the “Contemporary Louis Comfort Tiffany,” has installed twenty vibrant glass sculptures throughout the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.
In addition to the rock ‘n’ roll we associate with the 1950’s, we will explore the many other genres important in that decade of music; including bluegrass, blues, classical/ concert, country, folk, jazz, musical theater, popular song and soul.