The Perils of the Sea [Live Stream]

Michael Schreiber will share his research into the lives and deaths of Philadelphia sea captains in the age of sail who were overcome by great hurricanes, succumbed to attacks by pirates, or who mysteriously disappeared in faraway waters.


Ask Us Anything

During this informal Q&A, we’ll answer your questions about this national historic site, its early congregants, and the surrounding neighborhood.

Real Philly History, Real Fast

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church 916 S Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA

“Real Philly History, Real Fast,” by amateur historian and certified tour guide Jim Murphy, presents “fascinating facts” about Philadelphia heroes and historic sites many of us have never heard before.