After Hours Evening Tour: Death, Disease, and Disinformation

Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

Superstition, ignorance, and deception in the plagues of the past and present “False Knowledge is more dangerous than ignorance.” - G.B. Shaw This tour will touch upon the Black Death, Smallpox, Yellow Fever, and the Spanish Flu. We’ll describe how civilizations responded to these pandemics. The tour will attempt to make correlations between those societies’...


The Rev. Thomas Bray and His Associates: Patrons of Libraries and Black Education in Early Philadelphia (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual Event Zoom

Please join us for another free virtual program From the end of the 17th century to the early 19th century the Rev. Thomas Bray, an Anglican clergyman, and after his death in 1730 his Associates, provided books to Philadelphia and operated schools for the education of young blackPhiladelphians, both enslaved and free. Hundreds of books were sent to form the first library of Christ Church...


Holiday Pop-Up Market

Church Street 20 N American Street, Philadelphia

Join our local vendors on Church Street between 2nd and American Streets. More info to come!