SUNDAY COMICS for Independence Day

Hope your holiday was “historic” — please enjoy the following 70’s flashback of cartoon ditties whose tunes & lyrics still stick in the brains of “Generation Xers” everywhere, from the popular Schoolhouse Rock! series of animated Public Service Announcements from the 70’s. These patriotic ones in particular were created to celebrate the country’s Bicentennial in […]

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Happy 4th!

Best wishes for a fun, safe holiday– from the East Falls Historical Society. (Keep an eye out for more “patriotic posts” this weekend.) Steve F. President P.S. Speaking of presidents… For a truly “historic” party this weekend, try our Founding Father’s favorite celebratory beverage, Fish House Punch–story and recipes at EastFallsHouse.com

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Here Comes the Hohenadel Beer Project

This October, Hohenadel House is going back to its roots! There won’t be horse-drawn carriages or gas lamps in the streets, but we’re bringing back the best of that old world: classic Bavarian lager beer, and the catfish and waffles that made the Falls famous. Oh, and we figure an old time orchestra sound by […]

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A great success: East Falls Flea and Craft

Could it be? Might this Saturday have been the best Falls Flea & Craft ever? Such a pretty day, everyone was out and smiling.  Vendors lined the McMichael Park’s perimeter, leaving a big wide grassy green for footballs, Frisbees, kids, dogs. We even had a dude playing guitar under a tree — like something out […]

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Historic Architecture Presentation

Author Joseph Minardi will present an illustrated presentation about his newly published book Historic Architecture in Philadelphia: East Falls, Manayunk, and Roxborough (Schiffer, Jan. 2014) at the Falls of Schuylkill Library on Wednesday evening, February 26, at 6:30 pm. This free program is co-sponsored by the East Falls Historical Society and the Friends of Falls of […]

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