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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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St. John

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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Falls Bridge Construction 1895

New Mobile-Friendly Design

The East Falls Historical Society website has been redesigned to be not only more user-friendly, but mobile-friendly. Compatible with all tablets and smartphones, the new website will adapt to any device you use. In the future, we plan on using this mobile-friendly design to deliver mobile content like maps for walking tours. Questions? Comments? Contact […]

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Historical Marker Placed at Kelly House

The long awaited Pennsylvania Historical Marker honoring the Kelly Family was dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1:00 p.m. at McMichael Park, 3800 Henry Avenue. The marker honors John B. Kelly, Sr., born in East Falls and a three time Olympic gold medal winner for rowing in the 1920 and 1924 International Olympic Games. A […]

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