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FALLS CENTER – (MCP) WALKING TOUR

April 24, 2012 | No Comments

The spring walking tour of the East Falls Historical Society will take place on Saturday, May 19,2012 from 9:30-11:30 am at the Falls Center (formerly Medical College of Pennsylvania) 3300 Henry Ave. Once the Woman’s Medical College and later MCP it is on the National Register of Historic Places as the first medical college for […]

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50’s night with Harry Prime at Epicure Cafe

February 14, 2012 | No Comments

On Saturday, May 19, at 6:00 pm, Harry Prime will appear at Epicure Cafe, Conrad and Bowman St.  Harry will be entertaining with songs from the 40″s and 50″s Big Band era.  Harry was born at 3512 Bowman St. and moved to the apartment over Clayton’s store at Conrad and Bowman Sts.  While working for […]

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OLD MAPS OF EAST FALLS – WORK AND PLEASURE PLACES

February 14, 2012 | No Comments

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 6:45 PM FALLS OF SCHUYLKILL LIBRARY Richard Boardman, Head of the Philadelphia Main Library map department, will present a power point program of old maps of East Falls, featuring places of work- factories/stores/businesses and places to get away from work – parks/bars/playgrounds of the 19th but mostly the 20th century. Maps will […]

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Walking Tours

September 27, 2011 | No Comments

Saturday, October 22, 2011, 10-12 am Saint James The Less Church, Hunter Park Avenue and Clearfield Str, Cost $15.00. Rain or shine Professional tour guides and East Falls residents, Ken Hinde and Ellen Prantl-Bartlett will discuss the beautiful Gothic architecture, famous stained glass windows and the history of the church completed in 1850.  The church is almost an […]

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MovieHouse “GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN”

September 27, 2011 | No Comments

Wednesday, November 2, at 7:00 in the Falls of Schuylkill Library meeting room Rick Spector will present a power point show about the great “jewel boxes” that defined every neighborhood in years past – the Movies.  Few of these gem of community entertainment exist today.  Rick will address past theaters of East Falls, Germantown and […]

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