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The Perils of the Sea: Philadelphia in the Days of the Early Sailing Ships

May 15 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church

916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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History lovers will enjoy this talk and slide show about the seafarers of early Philadelphia. Queen Village writer Michael Schreiber will share stories of these men and their families, and how they contributed to the fabric of American life.

This free event will take place in the church sanctuary, followed by a reception in Riverside Hall. For a modest donation, enjoy gourmet cheesecake by a local pastry chef, paired with muscato wine, coffee or tea!

Free

Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation

215-389-1513

http://www.preserveoldswedes.org

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