Does a Place Die?

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

What happens when places you cherish no longer exist? This question will be answered by a panel of experts who preserve and document historic sites.


Ask Us Anything

Ask Us Anything about the New Sweden Colony, Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church and Early Philadelphia. During this informal Q&A, we’ll answer your questions about this national historic site, its early congregants, and the surrounding neighborhood.


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.


The Music of 1700

Riverside Hall

An Audible History. Learn About the Music From Our Founding. Webinar Concert & Lecture with Live Q&Awith Maria Dell'Orefice Maria holds a piano performance degree from Baylor University, graduating summa cum laud, and is completing her graduate studies in piano performance at Temple University with Dr. Charles Abramovic. She recently performed Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the […]