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Neighborhood Stories: A Spit Spreads Death Virtual Tour of Kensington

10/28/2020 @ 5:30 pm 6:30 pm

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

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.

Major support for Spit Spreads Death has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, with additional support from the Groff Family Memorial Trust and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Please note:
– All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
– The College of Physicians of Philadelphia reserves the right to record this experience for marketing or promotional use


Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

(215) 563-3737

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