The Life and Times of Olof Stille

In this issue of Founders Magazine, author Jim Murphy tells us the story of William Penn. As a man of his time, he had a vision for the perfect society with best intentions for achieving that vision. Yet as we read on, we learn it was a flawed execution from a person who supported slavery.

William Penn

The Amazing Success of William Penn

In this issue of Founders Magazine, author Jim Murphy tells us the story of William Penn. As a man of his time, he had a vision for the perfect society with best intentions for achieving that vision. Yet as we read on, we learn it was a flawed execution from a person who supported slavery.

Lost at Sea

Lost at Sea

In the Summer 2020 issue of FOUNDERS Magazine, we explore the mysterious disappearance of the SS Poet, which was lost at sea on Oct. 24, 1980.

The Perils of the Sea

In this issue of FOUNDERS, we continue the stories of our mariners and pirates, and the role of Philadelphia as a major seaport through most of the 18th century up to […]

Philadelphia's Ancient Mariners

Philadelphia’s Ancient Mariners

This issue of FOUNDERS Magazine is devoted to several early sea captains and their families who are buried in our churchyard. We hope you will enjoy the stories of the individuals and families resting here, how they lived and died, and how they contributed to the fabric of American life.

Fall 2018

This inaugural issue of HGDPC Magazine brings together the many wonderful articles written about Old Swedes’ for QVNA Magazine. These stories highlight our fascinating history and will introduce you to the master planning process we engaged in through a grant from the Community Design Collaborative.