From Colonial Capital to the Athens of America

Wednesday March 06

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

at Independence Visitor Center (599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

Richard Webster, PhD, and Professor Emeritus at West Chester University presents a survey of the classic architectural styles of early Philadelphia, including Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival. Explore how these styles, typically all called “Colonial” by the layperson, differ from each other and how their influence can be found in classical Greece and Rome. 

$20 | General Admission  

$15 | Alliance Member - sign in first (button in upper right) to automatically receive discount

$10 | College Student*

Free | High School Student*

*Email photo of valid student ID to Caroline Slama to receive student discount code

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