Celebrate William Penn’s 375th Birthday with a walk on October 12

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10am WALK LEADER: Jim Murphy MEETING PLACE: Outside National Constitution Center (5th/Arch streets)Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Celebrate William Penn's 375th birthday with a special off-season Jane's Walk! Jim Murphy, a Philadelphia history writer and a certified member of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, will be your … Continue reading Celebrate William Penn’s 375th Birthday with a walk on October 12

Explora la Calle Cinco Norte / Explore North 5th St.

THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1pm WALK LEADERS: Stephanie Michel and Gabriella Nolan The North 5th Street Revitalization ProjectMEETING PLACE: Ribs R' Us (4912 N 5th St), near the Route 47 bus stop. Look for the balloons.Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Join us!! Come explore the southern half … Continue reading Explora la Calle Cinco Norte / Explore North 5th St.

Sidewalk History: 1918 South Philadelphia Race Riot

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 4pm WALK LEADER: Ken Finkel, Temple University History DepartmentMEETING PLACE: Meet at 20th and Federal Streets, across from the police/fire station. Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. South Philadelphia erupted in riots after Adella Bond moved into 2936 Ellsworth Street in late July, 1918. Historians know relatively little about … Continue reading Sidewalk History: 1918 South Philadelphia Race Riot

Chinatown: Race, Protest and the Built Environment

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Noon WALK LEADER: Sarah Yeung, Philadelphia Chinatown Development CorporationMEETING PLACE: 10th Street Plaza - intersection of 10th and Vine Streets (over the Vine Street Expressway)Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Chinatown's story of survival is ongoing, and interconnected with the future of the City of Philadelphia. As we walk … Continue reading Chinatown: Race, Protest and the Built Environment