Historic Philadelphia, Inc. News & Events!


The Betsy Ross House is currently closed to the public but we look forward to reopening soon in accordance with city and state regulations.  Check back for reopening information and follow the Betsy Ross House on Facebook and Instagram!


An Evening In Franklin Square
Thursday, Sept. 17, 5:30 pm

Please note the new date for Historic Philadelphia, Inc.'s annual FUN-raiser. We invite you to mix, mingle, celebrate, and support Franklin Square!

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Franklin Square reopens
Monday, July 6!

The Parx Liberty Carousel, Philli Mini Golf, and SquareBurger will open at noon on July 6 and we are excited to welcome you back for Fun for All! Plus, to celebrate our reopening, the free Franklin Square Fountain Show will run performances every 30 minutes from noon until 9 pm through July 31!

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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival Postponed

With the health of our guests in mind, the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square will return in Spring 2021.

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Get the latest information about programming and activities for March and April!

Ways to Give

To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our educational outreach program.

Job Opportunities

Interested in working for Historic Philadelphia, Inc.? View the latest openings below.

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Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

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The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package includes a one- or two- night hotel stay in one of the dozens of participating hotels, FREE hotel parking (up to a $100 value) and a free welcome gift from VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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