history walk

Founding Sisters: Women's History Tour

Founding Sisters: Women's History Tour

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I’ve always been a history enthusiast, and Philadelphia's vibrant and complicated history, as well as its untold and unknown stories, continually fascinate me. As a dedicated volunteer for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, I’ve spent hours diving into primary sources that tell the story of my city. And in more than a decade of professional work in arts administration, I've led countless…
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What we’ll do

We’ve made much about the nation’s founding fathers. But what about the women who've shaped our nation? We'll discover the lives of Philadelphia’s 18th and 19th century women who witnessed wartime and rebellion, abolitionism, and activism. We'll see the sites behind household names like Betsy Ross and Dolley Madison, and learn about more unknown women like Sarah Mapps Douglass and Rebecca Gratz,…

What else you should know

The tour is drizzle or shine, but I'll modify, shorten, or possibly cancel if weather would affect our experience. If you'd like a date/time that isn't listed, reach out! I may be able to accomodate.

What to bring

water
sunglasses
rain jacket
comfortable shoes
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history walk
₹2,500 per person
₹2,500 per person