Historic Philadelphia, Inc. News and Events!


Betsy Ross House is #OpenInOldCity

The birthplace of the American flag is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century. Tour the house and then stay a while longer to learn more about Betsy and her exciting life and times through our interactive, historical programming.

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We're Hiring!

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. is searching for a Field Trip Facilitator for the upcoming field trip season. This part-time position is responsible for overseeing the day-of, on-site operations of HPI’s Full Day Field Trip Experience program.

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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Fest

The 2020 Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Franklin Square May 1, featuring more lanterns than ever before, including the return of the 200-foot-long dragon!

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Franklin Square Reopens in March!

Thank you for visiting Franklin Square in 2019! The Square will reopen in March for the 2020 season.

An Evening In Franklin Square
Wednesday, May 12, 5:30 pm

Celebrate another year of the true Philadelphia treasure! Mix, mingle, celebrate, and support Franklin Square

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Get the latest information about programming and activities for January!

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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