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October 2014

Harry Prime, Food, & Craft Beer

October 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hohenadel House, 3617 Indian Queen Lane
East Falls, PA 19129 United States
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The East Falls Historical Society held an event in the nearly fully remodeled Hohenadel House on Indian Queen Lane in East Falls Oct. 18. The event featured a big band-style performance by Harry Prime, food and craft beer.

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April 2015

Architectural Surprises Walking Tour

April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Revolutionary War Monument, W Queen Ln & Fox St
East Falls, PA 19129 United States
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We're hosting an Architectural Surprises of East Falls (Queen Lane Manor) Walking Tour. The tour will last approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

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December 2016

Boathouse Row Book Signing

December 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave
East Falls, PA 19129 United States
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East Falls Historical Society is hosting Dotty Brown, author of Boathouse Row: Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing

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June 2017

Illustrated Lecture by Mark Frazier Lloyd

June 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave
East Falls, PA 19129 United States
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Lloyd will speak on the Rev. Dr. William Smith, who emigrated from Scotland to colonial America to become the University's first provost. Smith established a country house at what is now East Falls, among the earliest of its kind in the vicinity. His anti-Quaker views made him a controversial figure in early Philadelphia.

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April 2018

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Tour

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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The East Falls Historical Society is planning a special walking tour of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, April 29 at 10 am. Beginning at the Fairmount Water Works, join us for a stroll down the Parkway to Logan Square and back.

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May 2018

“Abraham Lincoln Visits Philadelphia”

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The East Falls Historical Society presents a free illustrated lecture, Abraham Lincoln visits Philadelphia, to be presented by Michael Jesberger on Monday, April 16 at 6:30 pm at the Falls of Schuylkill Library. Abraham Lincoln first saw Independence Hall during his 1848 visit to Philadelphia. He visited Philadelphia four times and was moved spiritually and emotionally by each visit. Mr. Jesberger is an independent military historian who specializes in the American Revolution and Civil War time periods. A member of…

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Celebrate Philadelphia’s Architectural Treasures

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave
East Falls, PA 19129 United States
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Celebrate Philadelphia’s hidden architectural treasures as Peter Woodall, co-author of Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City, explores “secret places in familiar locations” that have almost disappeared around Philadelphia, from the Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street to Holmesburg Prison. Mr. Woodall will give his powerpoint lecture on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30pm at the Falls of Schuylkill Library. The program, sponsored by the East Falls Historical Society, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments.. Copies of Philadelphia: Finding…

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