Hands-On History Day

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Hands-On History Day

Saturday, 9/8/18
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Type

Special Event
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street
19107 Philadelphia , PA

Fun for the whole family! See a historical play on President Lincoln, listen to a storyteller, try out some history-themed activities and art projects, learn how professionals preserve documents, and try your hand at researching your family tree.

All ages are welcome; activities will be best for kids age 8 and up. Kids get in free! Complimentary admission for children under the age of 18.


  • 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Hands-on activities and crafts
  • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Mlanjeni Magical Theater offers interactive storytelling
  • 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Hands-on activities and crafts
  • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Beacon Theatre Productions presents the short play "Mr. President, I'm Frederick Douglass"

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