Podcast: Great Talks At Gloria Dei

Through storytelling and interviews, we look into Philadelphia’s early history and explore how the past relates to what’s happening in the city today.

Yellow Fever

A Raging Fever Killed Thousands in 1790s Philadelphia

In this episode, author and historian Michael Schreiber tells us about a mysterious killer — yellow fever — which ravaged Philadelphia and its adjacent suburbs in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.