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  • Sunday the 4th -Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Noon – Presentation at 1:00 PM: Women of the North &; South in the Civil War”; Carol Neumann, R.N., M.S. Union League FREE and open to the public G.A.R. Civil War Museum &; Library 4278 Griscom St. Philadelphia, PA 19124 215-204-5452
  • Sunday the 4th – Historical Society of Frankford – 1 to 4PM – Open Houses are held the first Sunday of each month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and offers members and interested guests the opportunity to learn about the area’s rich history. Closed January, February, July, August and September.
  • Tuesday the 6th – Election day – Please vote
  • Thursday the 8th – 7PM – Northwood Neighbors Association Meeting – Simpson Playground
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  • Saturday the 27th – Venture Crew 2108 at St. James Lutheran Church in Northwood
    (Castor Avenue and Pratt Streets, 19124) is hosting a flea
    market and harvest sale on Saturday, October 27th from 7 AM to
    2 PM.

    Spots without tables are $10, spots with tables are $20.
    Vendors are welcome! We will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers,
    beverages (including hot apple cider), as well as pumpkin and
    apple treats in celebration of the season!

  • Saturday the 27th – From the GAR – History & Mystery Tours announces the annual Howl-O-ween “Trail of Terror” tour!

    Come to Old City Philadelphia on October 27, 2007 for
    Halloween in Old City. Terror awaits you at the haunted
    sites of the Founding Fathers: The horror starts on
    Saturday. Meet at 7:30PM.

    The ‘original’ Ghost tour of Old City: “Prominent Spirits of

    Gather at 3rd Chestnut Sts. at 7:30PM for a 1 and a half
    hour walking tour of ‘haunted’ sites, led by a famous spirit
    of the past. Many of the sites feature prominent Americans
    and Founding Fathers. The tour ends at the same spot where
    it began. Participants will learn tales of ghostly doings
    associated with plagues, war, murder and mayhem, which have
    left some famous Americans not quite at rest.
    Cost: $10. Per person, children under 12 are free.

  • Thursday November 1st – 7PM – East Frankford Civic Association meeting – Frankford Hospital
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  • Saturday the 20th – 9AM – 2PM – A Rummage Sale to benefit the scholarship fund at Frankford Friends School will be held at the school. Tons of great stuff is being collected and will sell for low, low prices: kids books, toys, clothes, even furniture. I think there will be refreshments served as well. Penn and Orthodox Streets in lovely Frankford.
  • Saturday the 20th – 2PM-4PM – Lower Northeast Town Hall Meeting Join Michael Nutter and other communuty leaders to discuss the issues important to you in your neighborhood. To RSVP or for more information, contact Katherine at or 215-545-9700.
  • Sunday the 21st – For the GAR museum – at the Woodlands cemetery – Cemetery Tour: Civil War Era History at The Woodlands Donation: $20 (donation) Guide: Dr. Andy Waskie, Temple University Visit the graves of historical personalities, heroes, commanders, nurses, surgeons and others who made the supreme sacrifice and now repose among nature at one of America’s premier sacred sites. Experience the history of the Civil War through the lives of generals, admirals, Medal of Honor recipients, and battlefield nurses who gave their lives to defend the Union and free an enslaved race. Learn about war veterans who changed American society, artists who captured the mood of the era, and pioneering physicians who modernized medicine. Meet those who made a difference to the life of the nation, including General David Bell Birney of Gettysburg; Col. Robert Beath who lost a leg leading Black Troops; Emily Bliss Souder Gettysburg battlefield nurse; Col. Sylvester Bonnaffon, Medal of Honor; Dr. John Brinton, pioneer surgeon; and Peter Rothermel, Gettysburg artist. RSVP to 215-898-3169 of Jean K. Wolf Executive Director The Woodlands 4000 Woodland Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19104-4560 Tel. 215-386-2181 Fax 215-386-2431