Neighborhood Walking Tour Series

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Saturday July 30

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10:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Queen Village

Explore this worker’s neighborhood and be amazed by its history because it predates William Penn. Queen Village was first inhabited by the Lenni Lenapi who called the area “Wiccaco” and later become home to a large influx of Swedish settlers. Visit one of the few remaining 17th century structures in Philadelphia today, Gloria Dei Church. 

Meet at the front door of Olde Swedes Church at 916 S. Swanson Street.

In registering to attend this walking tour, you agreed to the following (Please note the updated changes as of April 20, 2022):

  • During tours, facemasks will be optional for all individuals including the tour guide
  • Facemasks may be required to enter buildings on certain tours. Please bring one with you in case it is needed 
  • Preservation Alliance walking tours utilize an audio system that transmits from a headset worn by the guide to earpieces worn by tour attendees. The equipment is thoroughly sanitized before and after each use. Tour attendees can also plug in their personal headsets or earbuds that use a standard headphone jack (Not compatible with Bluetooth or Apple earphones).

Space is limited. Advance registration required.

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