Multicultural Heritage in Philadelphia PA

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  • 701 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-1504
    215-574-0380
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African Americans and those of the...
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  • 320 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-2114
    215-413-1804
    Learn about the fascinating history of an early religious sect at this active Quaker meeting house built in 1804 on a land grant to William Penn. Because Quaker women had equal status in their...
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  • 72 N. 2nd St Philadelphia, PA 19106-4542
    215-922-4800
    Located in the historic district of Old City, Philadelphia, ArtJaz Gallery specializes in ethnic art such African American, Native American, Latino, and Asian. Exhibits include original paintings,...
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  • 1219 Vine St Philadelphia, PA 19107-1111
    215-557-0455
    As one of the very few Asian American community arts centers in the country, the Asian Arts Initiative engages artists and everyday people to create art that explores the diverse experiences of...
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  • 239 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-1915
    215-686-1252
    Historic house museum interpreting the life and story of Betsy Ross. Daily programming includes: Betsy Ross, 18th century musical performances, plays and costumed characters. Audio guide available.
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  • 2233 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19132-4502
    215-684-1008
    The Black Family Reunion Cultural Center promotes the African American heritage through cultural programs and activities. The center offers exhibits, performances, readings, and lectures.
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  • 1330 W. Berks St, Fl 1 Philadelphia, PA 19122-6087
    215-204-6632
    Accumulated by the eponymous scholar over three decades, the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection has materials on the global black experience in all formats: books, pamphlets, journals,...
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  • 1801 W. Diamond St. Philadelphia, PA 19121
    215-236-6773
    Here in 1974, the first eleven women Episcopal priests were ordained. This noted Gothic Revival church, built 1887-97, served a growing African American community after 1930. Host to major Black...
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  • 210 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19106-4512
    Cyrus Bustill, a mulatto who was born into bondage and later purchased his freedom, represented the principles for which the American Revolution was fought. As a free black man, he was caught in a...
  • 126 Elfreths Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106-2006
    215-574-0560
    House 126, on the nation's oldest continuously occupied residential street, was home to three mantuamakers, or dressmakers, from 1762-1813. They are typical of 18th Century urban women who worked...
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