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The Historical


                 of Frankford

                      and Museum


•Monthly lectures March-June and September-December 

•Museum open to public by appointment

•Library reference and research services

The Historical Society of Frankford collects, preserves and presents the history of Frankford and vicinity. The Society documents and interprets the history of the people, places, events, and traditions of this area and serves as an advocate for the preservation of the region’s historic resources. Through its collections and programs, the HSoF provides opportunities for its members, the surrounding community, and the general public to explore and appreciate the history of Frankford and its place in the world.

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The Historical Society of Frankford is happy to announce that we have returned to in-person lectures. Masks are optional and we have also resumed serving refreshments. Y'all come!

Note that we will continue to stream our live meetings in real time for those unable to attend in person.

Upcoming Lectures

"The Sad History of an Urban Watershed: The Story of Frankford Creek"

Speaker: Adam Levine

Mr. Levine, Historical Consultant for the Philadelphia Water Department, will discuss the history of Frankford Creek, from its original state to the altered state with which we are familiar today. 

Open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.


1507 Orthodox Street

Philadelphia, PA


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Stay Tuned!

For videos of past programs click 

Parking is available in the lot across the street thanks to Frankford Friends.

For more information on events see our Facebook page by following the link in our contact section below. 

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