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Visit to Armory of First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry
November 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The event is now FULL. Email Mike Teti with “First City Troop” in the subject to be put on the waitlist. A second tour may be added, or one might be scheduled for another date. Waitlist members will be given first priority.
Join your fellow APT members and our friends from Carpenters’ Hall for a complimentary inside look at the Armory of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry. We are grateful to our fellow APT members Mark & Bonnie Cochard who have arranged this most interesting visit. The Armory is not typically available for tours to the public; we appreciate this generous opportunity.
The History of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry begins on November 17, 1774 at Carpenters’ Hall and continues to the present day.
— Our host from the Armory is Jack Tomarchio
— Date of the trip: Friday, November 11, at 11 am sharp
— Location: just north of Chestnut Street on 23rd Street
— Historical Marker: 2021 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
— Aka: 23rd Street Armory
— For More about the Troop;
** Read this article from Hidden City
** First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry Flag from PA Heritage
** from Billy Penn
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