What do the American Revolution, housewives and a captain of industry have in common? Find out by joining three local authors who have harvested the treasures of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s collections for their research. The “Harvest of Books Show” will be held at the Historical Society, 1300 Locust St., Philadelphia, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 5:45 p.m. Admission is free.
The authors will discuss and sign copies of their recent books: Francis Fox, Sweet Land of Liberty: The Ordeal of the American Revolution in Northampton County, Pennsylvania; Janet Theophano, Eat My Words: Reading Women’s Lives Through the Cookbooks They Wrote; and Herb Ershkowitz, John Wanamaker: Philadelphia Merchant. A reception at 5:15 p.m. will precede this program.
To register, call 215-732-6200 ext. 412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call 215-732-6200 ext. 207 or visit the Society’s Web site.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, including The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, documents, preserves, and shares the histories and cultures of the diverse communities in the Greater Philadelphia region, across Pennsylvania, and throughout the nation. The Society brings together people and documents to explore and interpret history, enriching the lives of the individuals and communities drawn to the stories of the United States and its people.
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1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 732-6200 ext. 246
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