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TTN PHL (P) - Philadelphia's Yellow Fever Event Walking Tour. Rescheduled Event
TTN PHL Chapter
Rescheduled, In-Person Event:
Philadelphia's Yellow Fever Epidemic
From Health Crisis to Social Crisis - Walking Tour
Saturday, May 13, 2023
1:00 to 3:30 pm
Commencing at Wilson Park, on the corner of
2nd & Market streets near Christ Church.
$30 TTN Members & $35 TTN non-member guest
Join us for a fascinating 2 1/2 hour walking tour of Old City Philadelphia.
The tour is led by a member of the Dialogue Institute
(based at Temple University)
which works with groups to create an atmosphere of trust as well as foster knowledge, mutual understanding, and informed dialogue across differences.
During the summer of 1793, a mysterious illness spread rapidly across the bustling city of Philadelphia, which was the capital of the new nation. In the course of a few months, nearly 105 of the city's residents died from Yellow Fever. The cataclysmic event inspired acts of heroism and self-sacrifice, but it also starkly revealed retail inequalities and inflamed polarization around immigration policy, political identity, and scientific knowledge. Learn how its lessons apply today.
As our programs are in high demand, it would be helpful if you cancelled as soon as you know you cannot attend. This will open a slot for another member.
Please note that cancellations are accepted through 5/9/2023 (no refunds will be made after that date). Members will be issued a credit which is applied to their TTN account and available for future use.
Saturday, May 13, 2023, 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM
The tour will commence at Wilson Park.
Corner of 2nd & Market Streets near Christ Church
Registration is required before Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 5:00 PM
If you are a member and cancel your registration before the specified deadline, you will receive a full refund as a credit to your account. You can use the credit to pay for another event or put it toward your annual dues payment. Non-members will receive a refund on their credit card, minus a $4 processing fee.
No refunds are available to members or non-members after the cancellation deadline.