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Philly Proud: LGBT History Tour

Free Tours by Foot

  • Friday May 25th 2012 at 12:00am to Monday September 3rd 2012 at 12:00am

Tour starts from OUTSIDE the Public Ledger Building at the corner of 6th and Chestnut St. Space is limited so please reserve! Look for your guide with Free Tours by Foot logo.

It's the city of Brotherly (and Sisterly) Love and Free Tours is proud to take you on a two hour tour of the rich and colorful history of the LGBT community of Philly, with special thanks to Thom Nichols, Bob Skiba and William Way. This tour goes beyond the bars to uncover the choirs, the clubs, the bookstores - the whole thriving community that contributes to the fabric of the city.

Join Free Tours by Foot on this two-hour tour from the Historic District into the fabulous Mid-town Village, lovingly referred to as the Gayborhood! Hear stories of community, of protest, uprisings, secret clubs, and notable historic figures of the LGBT community as it grew and continues to thrive in the birth place of this nation.

Sights and stories covered on the tour:
Independence Hall Park, The Bike Shop, The 12th Street Gym, Giovanni's Room Book Shop, Halloween, Camac Street, Woody's, William Way Community Center, and much more!

*Please note that some topics are sensitive and we recommend that you use discretion when booking with young children.

Tours so hip, we know you’ll tip!

For more info, please visit or call 267-712-9512.

Space is limited so please RSVP! That is FREE too!

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