Preserving and Presenting
the History of Northeast
Philadelphia since 1905
   Historical Society of Frankford
1507 Orthodox St. • Philadelphia, PA 19124 • 215.743.6030
You can find us at:
frankfordhistoricalsociety.org,
frankfordhistory.org,
thehistoricalsocietyoffrankford.org

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Contact Information:

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 or email us:

frankfordhistorical@gmail.com

Programs and Events
The monthly program meetings (open to the public) of the Historical Society of Frankford (HSF – Preserving and Presenting the History of Northeast Philadelphia since 1905) are held in its own Museum and Library, built in 1930. Enjoy the Society’s collections and exhibitions as you learn something new each month. Following each program, light refreshments are served so participants and presenters can refresh and exchange ideas on the topic.

To renew your membership, click here.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 7:30 pm
MY AMERICAN ODYSSEY

Speaker James Byers will discuss his book about the story of his grandfather, Donald Byers, who was a Frankford native and kept a journal of his time in the army during WWII. Donald Byers served as a wireman setting up the communication centers that relayed information between the Division and others.
     Letters to family and friends as well as maps were included in the book to give readers more insight into the author and his route through North Africa and Italy as part of the 337th Infantry Regiment.
     To read more about this book: http://337thinfantry.com/world-war-ii-book-337th-infantry-book-my-american-odyssey-donald-byers/

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REFRESHMENTS SERVED.
ADMISSION FREE – DONATIONS ACCEPTED

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Memberships and Society publications (including the “Illustrated Frankford Walking Tour”) are available at the meeting.

List of Publications For Sale.

NEWS FROM PREVIOUS EVENTS

Events take place at Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, PA (unless indicated). For more information call 215.743.6030.


PROGRAMS
Program meetings are held on the Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm. Program speakers offer presentations on local history that usually run approximately one hour. Programs are not held in the months of July, August, January and February.

 

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