Are you interested in the history of our neighborhood?

A recent essay in the online Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia provides a useful history of Society Hill from 1682 to the present, complete with photographs, a map, related readings, and suggestions for places to visit.


Guide to Historic Society Hill

Recently, SHCA published the 20th anniversary edition of the Guide to Historic Society Hill.  This beautifully produced, 68-page spiral-bound booklet takes residents and visitors on a walking tour of Society Hill, highlighting many historic properties that often are overlooked in the typical visitors’ guide to the city.  The handbook includes a color photo of every building, and descriptions of new buildings have been added.





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