Neighborhood Stories: A Spit Spreads Death Virtual Tour of Kensington – October 28, 2020

How did the influenza pandemic of 1918–19 affect Philadelphia’s neighborhoods?

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:30pm-6:30pm
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Join the Mütter Museum and Hidden City Philadelphia for a virtual tour of Kensington in North Philadelphia that focuses on the Irish American community and textile mill workers a century ago. We’ll learn about rowhouses, mills, churches, and hospitals as we explore life before, during, and after the influenza pandemic that killed more than 17,500 Philadelphians in 1918–19.

*Virtual event details will be emailed to registered attendees.