About 50 people turned out at The Historical Society of Frankford for the first program of 2019 on March 12th. Jim Young gave a slide show presentation on Trolleys, from Horse-drawn, steam-powered to Electric Trolleys. He Also showed early pictures of the El being constructed. It was a great presentation.
Coming up on April 9th, Philadelphia Mansions– Stories and Characters Behind the Walls by Thom Nickels The Grandeur of Philadelphia’s Past Revealed- Philadelphia’s grand mansions and architectural treasures reflect its status in American history. For each Greek Revival home and Corinthian column lies a compelling story of the people behind them. Author Thom Nickels presents the cities most iconic homes and the stories behind them.