Presbyterian Historical Society Open House – October 20, 2017

See curios and oddities from the collection, view the “Presbyterians and the American Revolution” exhibit, and take a behind-the-scenes tour!

October 20, 5:30-8:00 pm

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
For more information, contact Lorraine Brown,

PHS staff members will be on hand to talk about their specially selected items on display in the reading room, including a 16-foot-long spear associated with a 19th-century missionary to Damascus, a curiously-shaped wooden ballot box from the 1700s, and Reformation-era rare books featured in celebration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses.

During the open house, visitors may also view the current in-house exhibit on Presbyterians and the American Revolution, sign up for behind-the-scenes tours, and enjoy food, drink, and conversation.