Spooky Twosome
Add some fright to your night with Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
Tipsy History: A Love Story
Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Ross's November 1773 marriage with us!
Sip & Stitch
Learn a new form of needlework each month with this free programming!
Spooky Twilight Tours
Take a trip back in time to Philadelphia in the 1700s to learn about the city’s gruesome history of infection and inoculation.
Photo of a Betsy Ross actress holding a fake human skull.
Heavens to Betsy: Selling an American Icon
Learn how an idealized version of Betsy Ross has sprung from American culture through this kitsch despite there being no surviving image of Ross herself.
First Friday Movies Under the Stars & Stripes
Bring a pizza and your favorite bottle of wine!
Betsy Ross House Tours
The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century.
Exterior of the Betsy Ross House on a sunny day
Flag Day
Circle June 14 on your calendar. That’s the anniversary when the 1777 Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Stars and Stripes as our nation’s flag.
A parade marches in front of the Betsy Ross House in honor of flag day circa 1937
The Upholstery Shop
Work in the Betsy Ross House upholstery shop is buzzing with as much activity today as it did back when Betsy ran her business from there.
A History Maker portraying Betsy Ross sews the early US flag
How the Betsy Ross House Was Saved
In the late 19th century, many Colonial-era buildings were being torn down. A group of citizens realized the house was in danger and took it upon themselves to save it from destruction.