Preserving Philadelphia’s New Sweden Legacy
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Real Philly History, Real Fast
October 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Amateur historian and certified tour guide Jim Murphy will present “fascinating facts” about Philadelphia heroes and historic sites many of us have never heard before.
Boos & Brews
October 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spend a memorable evening with spirits on the ghostly, historic campus of Old Swedes’ Church. Wander the grounds, encounter the graves of historic figures and hear their tales of lamentation.
Colonel Washington and Me
November 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In 1768 George Washington purchases a young man who had been born into slavery. Washington has been a slave owner since age eleven. Author Jeffrey E. Finegan Sr. will describe one of the more extraordinary relationships in American history.
In our quarterly magazine, we publish our research about those who are buried here and their impact upon Philadelphia’s history. Here are some of our recent issues: