News & Events

Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia

Please join us Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:30 PM. Dr. Robert Hicks, the Senior Consulting Scholar and Chair of the History of Medicine at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia, and Director Emeritus at the Mutter Museum, will present the story of a “Major Medical Malady” along the river.

Robert Hicks Additional Info

Upcoming Events for 2020 at the Heritage Center

Mark your calendars for our first event in 2020!
Thursday, March 12 at 7:30 PM  Robert Hicks, Director at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, will be giving a presentation about Medical Maladies along the River – most specifically the influenza epidemic in the early twentieth century.

More Events Coming Spring and Summer 2020!

Tuesday, April 14th at 7:30 PM  Steven Elkington will be giving a presentation about trails all across the US.  He has written a book about this and was recommended by one of our valued SRHC members.
Thursday, May 14th at 7:30 PM   Daniel Campbell will be giving a presentation about the early historic mills in our region.
Thursday, July 16th – approx 5:30 to 8:30 PM  This Chester County Town Tour will feature Art & Architecture in Phoenixville

Buy a brick and support Renaissance Park!

Honor a friend or family member by purchasing an engraved brick with their name. Bricks will be featured in the Gathering Place at Renaissance Park for all to see. Contributions will help support the Schuylkill River Heritage Center’s preservation of the park and mural.

Please see attached flyer for contribution details.

Gathering Place Buy-a-Brick Form