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Frankford Garden Club

Garden Club members and friends,

Meeting – Wednesday March 23, 6pm at Wissinoming Park Recreation Center
(Doors open at 5:30)
Happy Spring!!
We are finally -yes cautiously optimistically- returning from the pandemic – ready to heal & grow with our gardens.  If you cannot get to the meeting please let me know here so i can create an updated Club list.
* Plant Sale May 7th
* calendar
As usual, bring food or drink if you want to & are able!
Please write or call if you need a ride!
Johnnie Mae 215-537-0145
Janet Bernstein 267-982-9620
Thanks i hope to see you!
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Northeast Philadelphia History Fair

Northeast Philadelphia History Fair

The Northeast Philadelphia History Fair will be held this year on Saturday, April 30th at the Cannstatter Volkfest Verein, 9130 Academy Road from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

We’re happy to say that we will be there  with copies of our books: Frankford heroes, Frankford Stories and Frankford People.  We’ll also have a preview of 2 new books about the men from Northeast Catholic and Frankford High Schools who gave their lives in service to their country.

Free Admission, All Are Welcome
Historic Displays, Presentations on Local History
Books, Prints, Photographs, and Other Historical Items Available
Facebook ~ 215-370-4626 ~



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October Program from the Historical Society of Frabkford

The October program of the Historical Society of Frankford will be live-streamed at 7:30 on October 12, 2021.  Political Science Professor Stephen E. Medvec, Ph.D., of Holy Family University, will discuss the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

After President Jefferson purchased the French claim to a substantial portion of North America, he commissioned fellow Virginians Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to go exploring, and report back on the native tribes, wildlife, and terrain.

This turned out to be one of the great non-military adventures of American history, and also a Tale of Two Cities, because while the expedition was to set out from Charlottesville, only Philadelphia had outfitters with sufficient supplies and equipment. Furthermore, as Mr. Jefferson was President of the American Philosophical Society (APS) at the same time that he was President, the Journals of the Expedition ended up in the Special Collections Library of APS in Philadelphia, where Prof. Medvec studied them in order to produce this talk.

This program will remain available as a video on both Facebook and YouTube indefinitely.