Event

The King’s Highway Trust Foundation is proud to present:

The First Annual Northeast Philadelphia History and Heritage Celebration. A weekend long extravaganza filled with interesting and fun FREE events!

Thurs. Aug. 16, 1-3pm

Tacony Walking Tour!

Join Lou Iatarola Jr. on a walking tour of Tacony to visit several historic locations and hear stories of what took place in this charming National Heritage District!

Location: Tacony Real Estate Co., 6913 Tulip St., Phila. PA. 19135

Thurs. Aug. 16, 6:30-9pm

Bus Tour, Movie & Festival!

Take a bus tour of Holmesburg and Mayfair to end at Cottman & Frankford for an outdoor festival, screening of The King’s Highway Documentary, and a Q & A with the Director & Actors of the film!

Location TBD

Friday Aug. 17, 7-9pm

Share Your Story!

Be a part of history and share the stories of your family, ancestors, and everything Northeast Philadelphia in a fun and interactive series of workshops hosted by Manor College Professor Matthew Smalarz and moderated by Jason Sherman.

Location TBD.

Saturday Aug. 18, 1-5pm

History & Heritage Festival!

Join The King’s Highway Trust Foundation for a fun filled outdoor colonial-era event full of reenactments, costumed actors, colonial food and music, children’s games, interesting artifacts, and special guests throughout American history!

Location: Pennypack on the Delaware / Entrance: 7801 State Rd, Phila. PA 19136

Sunday Aug. 19, 1pm-2pm

King’s Highway Day!

Join The King’s Highway Trust for a special ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication at the 1697 King’s Highway bridge with state representatives in honor of the legislative resolution that was passed to name August 20th “King’s Highway Day”!

Location: The Pennypack Bridge, Frankford & Solly Ave, Phila. 19136

Sunday Aug. 19, 3pm-6pm

Tour, Artifacts, and Photos!

Go on an architectural walking tour of Frankford with Debbie Klak and Diane Sadler at 3pm. Then see ancient artifacts at the Historical Society of Frankford along with old photos and a slideshow.

Location: Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St, Phila.19124

Aug 23, 7pm-930pm

Screening of The King’s Highway + Q&A

Hosted by
KORHeritage, Venise Whitaker, and 1701 frankford

Location: Palmer Park On the King’s Highway (Frankford Ave.) and Palmer St (the previous location of the White Horse Hotel)

Download the flyer here: