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Video Documentary of the History of Roxborough, Philadelphia

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society will feature guest speaker Nicholas Stamps “Video Documentary of the History of Roxborough, Philadelphia”. The event is free and open to the public.

April 26th
To be held at:
Journey’s Way
403 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
@ 7 PM
Guest Speaker — Mr. Nicholas Stamps – Local Roxborough Historian and Videographer
“Video Documentary of the History of Roxborough, Philadelphia”

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First Philadelphia Concert

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Jack McCarthy presented “An illustrated lecture on Philadelphia music history, featuring archival images and audio recordings” to the Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society.

Mr. McCarthy covered a chronology of music in the Philadelphia region. Of significance was the fact that the Ridge Hermits (Kelpius) performed the first known Philadelphia concert at the Old Swedes Church in 1701.

Historical Society Guest Speaker

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

April 27th
To be held at:
Journey’s Way
403 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
@ 7 PM
Guest Speaker — Mr. Chris Daniels – Pennsylvania Button Society
“Manufacturing of Buttons Prior to 1898”

Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society