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The Grid and the River: Philadelphia's Green Places, 1682-1876

Wed, June 14, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Cost: FREE

Author Dr. Elizabeth Milroy will discuss her book The Grid and the River:  Philadelphia's Green Places, 1682-1876.  Making use of a wealth of primary source materials, Dr. Milroy offers new insights into the city's political cultural development and documents how changing…

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Meet the Author

Wed, June 21, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

If you love Philadelphia history, art, or parks, this event is for you! Dr. Elizabeth Milroy will be speaking about her latest book, The Grid and the River: Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682-1876

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Parkway Central Library – Past, Present, and Future...

Now through Sun, August 13, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

First imagined in the mid-1890s, begun in earnest in 1910, and finally completed in 1927, the Parkway Central Library building is a triumph of civic architecture and library science. The world and the building have undergone many changes since 1927. The inside of Parkway Central has been…

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