Trips & Tours

April 12 - Philadelphia - A Day with the Revolutionaries

Thursday, April 12  - Members $159/Non-members $174

Departure 8:00 AM   Return   8:00 PM

  
Registration Flyer (Accessibility Alert: Stairs, Uneven Sidewalk)

Morning: Arrive at the Christ Church & CemeteryChrist church 1761 Seating-Chart Original

Your Church historian/guide explains

  • the congregation's history - established in 1695,
    the birthplace of the American Episcopal church  
  • the architecture of the church - dating to 1744, the steeple was once the tallest building in America
  • the notable members - early Federalists who prayed for guidance for the new Republic
    (even a seating chart... seen here!)

Move out to the cemetery grounds and visit graves -
a "Who's Who" of Signers of the Declaration of Independence! 


 Lunch: (included)

farmiciaA three block walk to Farmicia...

Featuring local and artisanal producers.

Toast the early Revolutionaries

who fired the "shot heard round the world"

on April 19, 1775 in Lexington, MA


 

Afternoon: museum-of-american-revolution

A full afternoon of celebrating our Independence at the

Museum of the American Revolution

Muskets & Powder Horns

Declarations & Flags

Red Coats & Turncoats

Timeline to Democracy

This museum, long overdue, opened in 2016 to tremendous fanfare.  

 

 


(We elected an afternoon visit... to avoid school field trip groups!)