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August 2020

“Becoming Philadelphia” with author Inga Saffron

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wed. August 12, the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) will hold its monthly meeting. It kicks off at 7 pm with a lecture by Inga Saffron, journalist and architecture critic from the Philadelphia Inquirer who will discuss her book, Becoming Philadelphia: How an Old American City Made Itself New Again. Once dismissed as a rusting industrial has-been—the “Next Detroit”—Philadelphia has enjoyed an astonishing comeback in the 21st century. Over the past two decades, Inga Saffron has served as…

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“Back to Camac!” with Bob Skiba

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wed. August 19, APT Vice President Bob Skiba will present a lecture, "Back to Camac!" Camac Street has several nicknames. There’s the familiar "Little Street of Clubs," "Philadelphia's Greenwich Village," "Biggest Little Street in the World," and more recently "Avenue of the Artists." All of them reflect the fascinating and diverse history of this tiny thoroughfare. Bob will touch on stories of artists, writers, photographers, bakers, Quakers, Bohemians, and whores; of key clubs, speakeasies, and wooden paving blocks; of…

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September 2020

“Alice Paul and Women’s Suffrage” with Lucy Beard of the Alice Paul Institute

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wed. September 9, the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) will hold its monthly meeting. It kicks off at 7 pm with a lecture by Lucy Beard, Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute (API) in Mount Laurel, NJ. She will speak on Alice Paul's life and legacy and women's suffrage. Lucy has been active with API since 1994, first as a volunteer and a board member and from 2000-2007 as API’s Program Director, establishing the interpretive story for…

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