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May 2022

Field Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary

May 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Deadline to register is Tuesday, May 17. Eastern State Penitentiary was built in 1829 to inspire penitence or true regret among prisoners. Today it is known for its notorious prisoners such as Al Capone, haunted history, and architecture. The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides has arranged a complimentary tour on Friday May 20 from 11:30 am to 1 pm. To register please email Annie Leguennec at Directions and Parking

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June 2022

Tour of Bellaire Mansion at FDR Park

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bellaire Mansion at FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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Join APT member Carris Kocher for a unique tour of the Bellaire Mansion at FDR Park (1500 Pattison Ave.) on Tuesday, June 14, 1-3 pm. This picturesque, early 18th century house is among Philadelphia's oldest. Currently closed to the public, Bellaire Manor will open its doors for APT members for thirty minute guided tours with up to ten guests for each tour, beginning at 1 pm with the last tour starting at 2:30 pm. This complimentary tour is being offered during…

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October 2022

Field Trip to Harrisburg

October 6

Save the date! The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) is planning a trip to Harrisburg on Thursday, October 6, during William Penn's birthday month. This is still a work in progress.  Tentative plans so far are: -- Guided tour of the Violet Oakley Murals at the Pennsylvania State Capitol with historian Jason Wilson. -- Visit the Pennsylvania State Museum to see Hannah Callowhill Penn's famous (and infamous) portrait and other artifacts with curator Amy Hammond. (Featured photo shows former…

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