History Book Festival

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

We're hosting our first-ever history book festival on May 15th to help connect authors with readers.

Free – $25.00

Guided Tour: Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church

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

Join us on Sunday, Sep. 18, for a historical guided tour of Philadelphia’s Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, led by historian and archivist Jeanette Woehr.

$15.00

Walking Tour: Philadelphia’s Headhouse Square

Headhouse Plaza 500-598 S. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us on Saturday, Sep. 24, for a walking tour of Philadelphia’s Headhouse Square, led by researcher and writer Michael Schreiber. 

$15.00

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.

Free

Boos & Brews

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

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.

$50.00