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Revolutionary City Walking Tour

Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m.

Join an educator to explore our Revolutionary neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s. This one-hour guided tour covers about a mile and stops outside iconic sites including City Tavern, Independence Hall, and Carpenters Hall to discuss the experiences of everyday people in the Revolutionary era.

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    Dec 28
    Artisan Workshop Make A Haversack

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Haversack

    December 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join us for this in-person, beginner-level Artisan Workshop to learn “plain sewing” and create a Revolutionary soldier’s linen haversack, like a modern shoulder bag.
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    Jan 11
    Replica Pinball or round pincushion sewn at an Artisan Workshop.

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Pinball

    January 11, 18, 25, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Join us for this three-part virtual Artisan Workshop to learn about 18th-century fashion and how to make your own embroidered “pinball,” a spherical pincushion, based on original examples.
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    Mar 08
    Mary Forten, daughter of James Forten, sewed this sampler.

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Sampler

    March 8, 15, 22, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Join us for this three-part virtual workshop to learn about 18th-century sewing and how to make your own embroidered sampler based on original examples on display in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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    Apr 08
    A canvas ditty bag with a fid, sewing needles, and a thimble.

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Ditty Bag

    April 8, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join us for this one-day, in-person workshop to learn “plain sewing” to create a Revolutionary sailor’s linen ditty bag, similar to a modern tote bag, inspired by original examples in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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