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Date:
March 2, 2018 - March 3, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:
Pennypacker Mills
Address:
5 Haldeman Rd
Schwenksville, PA 19473
Contact:
610-287-9349
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Cost:
Free
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Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53

Friday, March 2, 2018

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond, and hear their stories.