Join us for the opening of our new exhibit “The Spanish Lady in the City of Brotherly Love: The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919.”
October 3, 5:30-7:30 pm
Catholic Historical Research Center of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHRC)
6740 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19149
RSVP info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chrc-opening-reception-and-behind-the-scenes-tour-tickets-49477183588
To mark the 100 year anniversary of the Spanish Flu, CHRC is hosting an opening reception for its new exhibit “The Spanish Lady in the City of Brotherly Love: The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919.” The exhibit examines the effect of the flu on the city and the work by the nuns and seminarians to help combat it. The event will included a behind the scenes tour of the CHRC’s new location and a reception, with drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
Registration is encouraged but not required. CHRC has a large free parking lot for all visitors located off of Calvert Street.