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Michelle Baildon's picture

Tour the German Society of Pennsylvania at Midwinter

Please join the RUSA History Section and EMIERT for a Midwinter visit to the German Society of Pennsylvania (GSP), which is celebrating its 250th anniversary. They will provide a special hour-long tour of the building and library as well as an overview of the history of the organization. 

When:  Sunday, January 26th, 10:15-11:15am

Where:  German Society of Pennsylvania
611 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Please RSVP:  https://rusahs-gsp.eventbrite.com

The GSP also sponsors a Library Lecture series, which kicks off on Thursday, January 23 at 6 PM. if you'll already be in town for Midwinter but don't have plans for that evening, you're most welcome to attend!
http://www.germansociety.org/events.html

Directions:

Driving/biking/walking:  Take 11th Street north, then take a right on Spring Garden Street.  The German Society will be on your left just after 7th Street (Google Maps will suggest a u-turn, but there's a break in the median that allows you to turn directly into their parking lot).  It's a 1-mile, 20-minute walk.

Bus:  Take the 47M from 9th and Market (departs 10:01am) to 7th and Spring Garden (arrives 10:08am).
http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/h/047m_0.htm

Subway:  Take the Market Frankford Line toward Frankford.  Board at 11th and get off at Spring Garden (4 stops); walk west to Spring Garden St. at 7th St. (.5 miles, 10 min.).