The Rosewell Foundation

Books for the Young Historians


Archeologist Dig for Clues

 Join a group of young historians as they dig their way to discovering history.

Full of activities for learning how we know what we know about the past.


Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Clara, a slave and a seamstress on Home Plantation knows that the Underground Railroad can lead her to freedom. The only problem is, how to find it? Read how Clara solves the mystery in this award-winning book.


The Dirty, Smelly Colonies

The early settlers lived in unimaginable conditions. Can you believe that the barber not only cut hair but also pulled teeth? Or imagine eating stale crackers full of maggots - DISGUSTING! It's all in this book .

Items in red are

only available at Rosewell


Rosewell Flashlight Pens 

writes and lights - great for colonial penmanship


Leonora and the Ghost

A true ghost tale written by Lucy Burwell Page Saunders, the last child of Governor John Page


Discovering Rosewell

A historical, architectural, and

archaeological overview of Rosewell


Books about the Page Family

The Kin Patch

by Page Laubach Warden


Genealogy of the Page Family

by Richard Channing Moore Page, MD

 

Opens for the 2017 Season on April 1st at 10:00 am

Cook Books

The African American Experience


Slavery in the Colonial Chesapeake
by David Brion Davis. One of the best books about slavery in this region


Civil War Slavery at Rosewell 

Writings from the Recollections of Anna Maria Dandridge Yeatman, granddaugther of Josiah Deans, owner of Rosewell  - 1853 to 1881


Heart and Soul

 The Story of America and African Americans

A story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage, from the Declaration of Independence to the days of the Freedom marches.


Beforever - An American Girl Mystery

Addy is overjoyed when Poppa's new boss invites her family to live on his property in Philadelphia's elegant Society Hill neighborhood. But Addy soon discovers that their new home holds dangerous secrets ...



  • Colonial Spices and Herbs
  • At the Table in Colonial America 1700 - 1776
  • Early American Cookery
  • Colonial Sweets and Spirits
  • Refreshments Now and Then




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