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Celebration of Black Writing

One of the oldest African-American literary events in the country

628 S. 16th Street Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital Tags: african american, art sanctuary, arts, celebration of black writing, events, exhibition, festivals, live music, spring events,
Tides of Freedom
African Presence on the Delaware River

Compelling new exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront Tags: african american, delaware river, events, exhibitions, history, independence seaport museum, penns landing, spring events, tides of freedom, waterfront,
Paul Robeson House Museum

Historic home of local Civil Rights leader

4951 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Neighborhood: Tags: african american, attractions, historic houses, history, museums, paul robeson, paul robeson house museum, spruce hill, west philadelphia,
Philadanco

Pattern is movement

9 N. Preston St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: Tags: african american, arts, dance, dance school, performing arts, philadanco, powelton village, west philadelphia,
The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

Commemorating the lives of nine enslaved Africans at the nation’s first executive mansion

600 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: african american, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, presidents house,
Audacious Freedom

African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 – 1876

701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia Tags: african american, african american culture, african american museum in philadelphia, african americans, audacious freedom, historic philadelphia, philadelphia, philadelphia museums,
Marian Anderson Historical Residence & Museum

Preserving the legacy of one of the world’s greatest contraltos

762 S. Marian Anderson Way (Martin Street) Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhood: Tags: african american, center city, marian anderson historical residence & museum, marian anderson historical society, philadelphia county, union baptist church,
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection

Stories from the Underground Railroad to Paul Robeson

12th and Berks Mall Philadelphia, PA 19122

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad Tags: african american, charles l. blockson, north philadelphia, philadelphia libraries, sullivan hall, temple university,
The Philadelphia Doll Museum

Presenting black dolls as artifacts of history and culture

2253 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19132

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia Tags: african american, barbara whiteman, doll museums, family friendly, north philadelphia, philadelphia doll museum, philadelphia museums,
Freedom Repertory Theatre

A landmark of American theater history

1346 N. Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19121

Neighborhood: Tags: african american, avenue of the arts, freedom repertory theatre, north philadelphia, philadelphia theaters,
The Johnson House Historical Site, Inc.

A vital stop on the Underground Railroad

6306 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: african american, germantown, historic attractions, historic houses, history, johnson house, quest for freedom,
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

The oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans

419 S. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: african american, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, mother bethel, places of worship, sacred places,
The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Celebrating and interpreting African American history and culture

701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East Tags: african american, african american culture, african american museum in philadelphia, african americans, girard college, historic philadelphia, philadelphia museums,
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