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Graveside Chat: the Letters of Julia & Benjamin Rush

May 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 26, 2021

This week, the story of our young nation as seen through the eyes and letters of founding father and physician Benjamin Rush and his wife Julia, including the time of the Revolutionary War and during the Yellow Fever plague.​

We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and topics. Each chat begins at a bench in the burial ground and will conclude with a tour of related gravesites led by a guide. Some may include an interpreter or costumed character. These 25 minute chats run every Wednesday at noon and are included with admission.


May 19, 2021
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Christ Church Burial Ground
5th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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