Back By Popular Demand - Introducing our Fall Speaker Series!
By popular demand, we're hosting another speaker series virtually this fall. Enjoy lectures on the Lazaretto, Paint analysis in Al Capone's Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary, Modernism and much more, all from the comfort and safety of your home.
  • The Lazaretto: Epidemic Philadelphia Seen From Twelve Miles Downriver - David Barnes - Tuesday, October 13, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

  • Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church: A Talk by Rev. Mark Tyler - The Rev. Dr. Mark Tyler - Tuesday, October 27, 6 PM to 7:30 PM  

  • Pride, Prejudice, and Precast - Theodore Prudon, President of DoCoMoMo US, adjunct professor at Columbia University and the Pratt Institute and a partner at Prudon & Partners in New York City  - Tuesday, November 10, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

  • The North Atlantic Cities - Charles Duff - Tuesday, November 24, 6 PM to 7:30 PM 

  • A Prison’s Colored Past: Revealing the Paint History of a Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary - Liz Trumbull and Andrew Fearon - Tuesday, December 1, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

  • The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection: Select Resources on Black Women - Dr. Diane Turner - Tuesday, December 15, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Series Passes are available! $50 for Preservation Alliance members or 
$100 for non-members, includes a one-year individual membership.

Single lecture tickets are also available.
Your October
Preservation To-Do List
Saturday, October 3
12:00 pm

Revolutionary Germantown Festival at Grumblethorpe
Presented by Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks

Tuesday, October 6
9:15 am

Building in Brewerytown- Balancing Business, Community, and Development
Presented by Urban Land Institute Philadelphia

Tuesday, October 6
6:00 pm

Revitalizing the Rosenbach
Presented by the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Wednesday, October 7
7:00 pm

UCHS Old House Workshop Series - Electrical
Presented by the University City Historical Society

Sunday, October 11
1:30 pm

Deep Rivers: How African Americans Waded Through the Waters of Oppression to Achieve Greatness
Presented by the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Tuesday, October 13
6:00 pm

Epidemic Philadelphia Seen from Twelve Miles Downriver
Presented by Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

Tuesday, October 13
12:00 pm

Before 219: A Look at the Athenaeum Before its Move to Washington Square
Presented by the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Tuesday - Friday October 13 - 16
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

PA Statewide Conference on Heritage
Presented by Preservation Philadelphia

Sunday, October 18
4:00 pm

Book Talk with Paul Hendrickson
Presented by the Beth Sholom Preservation Foundation

Sunday, October 18
1:00 pm

The Worlds of Thomas Jefferson
Presented by the Friends of Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries

Saturday, October 17
3:00 pm

Ned Hector & African Americans during the Revolution
Presented by Cliveden, Inc.
Supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

Sunday, October 25
10:00 am and 1:00 pm

Graveyard Geology
Presented by the Friends of Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries

Tuesday, October 27
6:00 pm

Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church: A Talk by Rev. Mark Tyler
Presented by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

October 9 - 25
7:00 pm

Night of Lights
Presented by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy

Now through November
Hours Vary

Shofuso and Modernism- Mid- Century Collaboration Between Japan and Philadelphia
Presented by Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia

Saturdays through November
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tours of the Raymond Farm Center
Presented by the Raymond Farm Center for Living Arts and Design

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