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THE CENTER FOR NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA HISTORY
1507 Orthodox St. • Philadelphia, PA 19124 • 215.743.6030
NE Philadelphia Hall of Fame
• PRESERVING AND PRESENTING THE HISTORY OF NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA SINCE 1905 •
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Historical Society of Frankford
1507 Orthodox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215.743.6030

Please send all inquiries and member­ship correspondence to HSF, P.O. Box 4888, Philadelphia, PA 19124.

Please call the Society and
leave a message.
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For further information please contact us at the new email address: frankfordhistorical@gmail.com


✥  Books for Sale Featuring Frankford and Northeast Philadelphia History  ✥
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Membership Program Meetings – all invited. Admission free – donations gratefully accepted. Meet second Tuesday of the month (March–June, September–December) at 7:30 pm. Brief meeting; program; refreshments. Closed in the summer.   For Board and Volunteer Application, click here. / To renew your membership, click here.

CHECK OUT OUR WALKING TOUR SLIDE SHOW! click here


SPRING 2017:
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7:30PM
GETTING TO KNOW TACONY CREEK PARK
Robin Irizarry robin@ttfwatershed.org
Join us and discuss with the Coordinator of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek Watershed Partnership (TTF) the ongoing efforts to restore 30 square mile watershed of the Park.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:30 pm
THE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY
Harry Kyriakodis hkyriakodis@gmail.com
Presentation & discussion of the book “The Benjamin Franklin Parkway”. A book signing will follow.

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NEW:
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10 am–5 pm
INDOOR FLEA MARKET*

(Selling Space Available @ $15)
1507 Orthodox Street, Frankford, Philadelphia, PA
frankfordhsflea@gmail.com — 215-817-4106
MORE INFORMATION...
*To benefit our organization

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 7:30 pm
THE LENAPE AND PENNYPACK CREEK
Roland Williams www.mfxservice@gmail.com
Come share Roland’s lifetime exploration of our local Pennypack Park and the discovery of evidence of Lenape Indian camps.

Click here for more information about these programs.

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On June 14, 2016 Dr. David Hewitt, botanist, spoke about “Cemeteries as Green Spaces”
Click below to view Dr. Hewitt's lecture:


✥   Philadelphia Mural Arts Program: Imagining Frankford click here
✥   Photos of Our Up and Coming Murals click here

Article: “LYDIA DARRAGH – AMERICA’S COLONIAL WAR HEROINE”, by Joe Menkevich

NEWS FROM PREVIOUS EVENTS click here.

VIEW HSF’S DATA OF HISTORICAL PROPERTIES IN FRANKFORD AND NE PHILADELPHIA. click here.


Mission

HSF collects, preserves and presents the history of Northeast Philadelphia and the region. Recognizing the neighborhood of Frankford as the historic and geographic gateway to the region, HSF documents and interprets the history of the people, places, events and traditions of the greater Northeast Philadelphia area and serves as an advocate for the preservation of the region’s historic resources. Through its collections and programs HSF provides opportunities for its members, the surrounding community, and the general public to explore and appreciate the history of Northeast Philadelphia and its place in the world.

1507 Orthodox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 743-6030

Directions
One block west 4600 Frankford Avenue, between the Margaret-Orthodox and Church Street Elevated Stations. Ten minutes from I-95 (Bridge Street exit) or Roosevelt Boulevard (Adams Avenue exit).

   

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