Arts, History & Politics

Forgotten Heroes of the American Revolution
Forgotten Heroes of the American Revolution
George Washington declared our American victory in the Revolutionary War to be “a Standing Miracle…of numerous causes which in probability at no time or under any circumstances will combine again.”
Local History Highlights
Local History Highlights
Learn about Cheltenham history including the role of the Underground Railroad and Lucretia Mott, an abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights.
New American Rhetoric – Political Speech
New American Rhetoric – Political Speech
Participants will analyze the elements of persuasion used by politicians past and present. We will watch historical footage of campaign commercials from 1952 through 2016.
Philadelphia by Phlash and by Foot
Philadelphia by Phlash and by Foot
Experience Philadelphia’s extraordinary history, its exceptional cultural institutions and its expressive sculptures in a creative new way - using the Philly Phlash. The Philly Phlash is a colorful, friendly bus that connects the city from river to river, stopping at key destinations. One can hop on and off at 22 stops for easy access to the city’s most popular sites.
Roots, Branches and Leaves – Find Your Ancestors!!
Roots, Branches and Leaves – Find Your Ancestors!!
This course for beginning family historians and genealogists presents skills and resources to build a solid skill set in genealogical research.