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IMLS American Heritage Grant Provides Conservation Treatment for Vestry Minutes, 1760-1784.

Oct 18 2009
Category: Announcements

Christ Church, Philadelphia and the Christ Church Preservation Trust are proud to announce that they have been awarded a $3000 American Heritage grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to have the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts provide conservation treatment for volume 2 of the Church’s vestry minutes.

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WHYY Produces Video Broadcast About Sarah’s Story

Aug 10 2009
Category: Press

Christ Church has long been famous for its role as a spiritual haven to America’s Founding Fathers. Now this colonial-era church is embracing a new role: presenting “Sarah’s Story,” a dramatization that reminds visitors of Philadelphia’s history as a slave-holding city.

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Giving Face to a legend: Alice

Apr 01 2009
Category: Announcements

Alice of Dunk’s Ferry, according to historians, was the daughter of slaves brought to Philadelphia on the Isabella, the first slave ship to dock. She spent her life gathering stories about the city and its people.

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Christ Church Wins Barrymore Award

Oct 06 2008
Category: Announcements

Christ Church has won one of Philadelphia’s theater awards, a Barrymore, for its creative collaboration with the Arden Theater in presenting Thornton Wilder’s play, “Our Town,” last spring.

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