June 18, 2024
An Evening In Franklin Square
presented by Parx Casino
This year, An Evening in Franklin Square is the exclusive preview of the 2024 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival!
  • Select a Historic Philadelphia destination:

  • Select a Historic Philadelphia destination:

A Once Upon A Nation Storyteller engages a group at one of the curved storytelling benches near Independence Hall
May 25 - Sept 2
Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches
One-of-a-kind Storytelling Benches are within Philadelphia’s Historic District, telling riveting stories of our nation’s history in the places where they actually happened.
An actress playing Mary Crathorne, posing for the camera.
June 21 - October 26
Meet the Women of the 18th Century
Meet the Women of the 18th Century at the Betsy Ross House!
Photo showing the outside of the Free Quaker Meeting House in Philadelphia.
Saturdays & Sundays, April - October
Free Quaker Meeting House
A costumed Once Upon A Nation History Maker shows visitors information in a printed guide called The Gazette
May 25 - Sept 2
Meet the History Makers
Meet Colonial Philadelphians, hear their stories, and ask them about their lives!