Upcoming Events​

*NOTE- Several events have been cancelled or postponed due to health concerns. Please check with the event organizer/ website to check whether it is still happening. If you know of any updates not on here, please email*

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  • Preservation Alliance Architecture Walking Tours
    Preservation Alliance Architecture Walking Tours
    Various locations- check website
    May 29, 10:00 AM – Oct 31, 4:00 PM
    Various locations- check website
    Architecture Tours are back, from May through October. 10 am on Saturdays and 2 pm on Sundays (and some Wednesdays at 6 pm) at various locations. Check the website for updated dates, times, and tours. $10 members, $15 non-members
  • *Women Are Essential: Interpretive Strategies that Reveal Women Are Everywhere
    *Women Are Essential: Interpretive Strategies that Reveal Women Are Everywhere
    Zoom- registration required
    Aug 12, 3:00 PM
    Zoom- registration required
    This webinar will explore interpretative strategies including tools, resources, processes, and programs that can help elevate the important roles women played and reveal the difficult relationships and problematic power dynamics associated with women as wives, business managers, caregivers, and more
  • Defending the Delaware: A Special Two-Part Event- Part 2
    Defending the Delaware: A Special Two-Part Event- Part 2
    Fort Mifflin
    Aug 21, 10:00 AM EDT – Aug 22, 4:00 PM EDT
    Fort Mifflin, 6400 Hog Island Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19153, USA
    Explore the fascinating history of how the Delaware was fortified during the Revolution and help to build a replica of one of the defenses. Part 2- visit Fort Mifflin in person to work with volunteers from the 4th Connecticut Regiment, who are constructing a replica cheval de frise. $10
  • *History at Work
    *History at Work
    Newlin Grist Mill
    Aug 28, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342, USA
    Get a closer look at trades of the eighteenth century in Newlin’s “History at Work” series. Members of Newlin Grist Mill’s staff, volunteers, and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania
  • *13th Annual Pirate Festival and Encampment
    *13th Annual Pirate Festival and Encampment
    Market Square Memorial Park
    Sep 18, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Market Square Memorial Park, 4 E Delaware St, Marcus Hook, PA 19061, USA
    This festival includes a full pirate encampment with period tents, demonstrations and showcases their wares, firearms, cannons and beer making. In the Park area we will have games, food, live music, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, crafters, beer garden and much more. Benefits MHPS.
  • A Silver Anniversary Celebration in an Historic Garden
    A Silver Anniversary Celebration in an Historic Garden
    Bartram's Garden
    Sep 23, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143, USA
    Join the Preservation Alliance for an elegant evening, as we honor Sam Katz, winner of the special Silver Anniversary Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the public’s understanding of Philadelphia history. $250-350, includes dinner
  • *History at Work
    *History at Work
    Newlin Grist Mill
    Sep 25, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342, USA
    Get a closer look at trades of the eighteenth century in Newlin’s “History at Work” series. Members of Newlin Grist Mill’s staff, volunteers, and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania
  • *History at Work
    *History at Work
    Newlin Grist Mill
    Oct 30, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342, USA
    Get a closer look at trades of the eighteenth century in Newlin’s “History at Work” series. Members of Newlin Grist Mill’s staff, volunteers, and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania