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January 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Martin Luther King Jr. mural from the Philadelphia Mural Arts program

Join us for a day of celebration and remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Fairhill, North Philadelphia.  We'll gather to volunteer and then remember the man and his legacy…

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March 2016

Women’s History Tour with Vashti Dubois

March 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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  In the early part of the last century, Historic Fair Hill was the site of a yearly pilgrimage of women. Two of the five organizers of the Seneca Falls Conference on…

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January 2017

MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Come help clean up the burial ground, enjoy a fire with good company, and share readings from Dr. Kings letters and sermons.

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June 2017

2nd Saturdays* Garden Workday/History Tours**

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Garden Workday: Every Second Saturday this season, join us in the gardens! We'll be tending to the beds, planting new flowers and veggies, weeding, mulching, and more. No experience…

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September 2017

Boathouse Fundraiser

September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boathouse Row, 1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Every year we host an event along the Schuylkill River with a local speaker, food prepared by our youth group with the vegetables they’ve grown, and other local refreshments.…

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October 2017

HFH Field Hospital at Cliveden

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Four young boys pose with their costume bandages

In honor of The Battle of Germantown, our partner Historic Germantown stages a yearly reenactment on the battle’s anniversary. The grounds of Cliveden are transformed by over a hundred Revolutionary War re-enaction…

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June 2018

Women’s History Event

June 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Lets get together to celebrate women in our lives: the peace-makers that are laid to rest at Fair Hill, and the activists who work day in and day out…

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Lucretia Mott 225 Year Anniversary

June 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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"Lucretia Mott at Seneca Falls: Religion, Race, and Women's Rights."   Remembering Lucretia Mott, 225 years old this year, powerful abolitionist and grandmother of the women’s movement. She and McLintock, two of five organizers…

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July 2018

Summer Festival 2018 & History Tours

July 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Summer Festival: Come hang at one of our favorite neighborhood events of the year!  We'll have family friendly activities: pony rides, games, face painting, live music, and tons of…

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March 2019

Women’s History Essay Contest and One Woman Play, “Letters to Aunt Hattie”

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Universal Hagar Church, 2050 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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Fairhill Women’s History Essay contest Fairhill school students grades 4th-8th are working on their essays about Harriet Forten Purvis leader of abolition and early women’s rightist movement, buried at…

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October 2019

Revolutionary Germantown Field Hospital

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Four young boys pose with their costume bandages

In honor of The Battle of Germantown, our partner Historic Germantown stages a yearly reenactment on the battle’s anniversary. The grounds of Cliveden are transformed by over a hundred Revolutionary War re-enaction actors in…

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