Join Philadelphia Public History Truck creator and director Erin Bernard for a free, hour-long walking tour of Temple University’s 1970 development plan boundary and hear about the history of university expansion and community building in North Philadelphia.
Learn about urban gardening, construction, grassroots activism, and more. End your tour at History Truck’s current exhibition, They Say They Gonna Build, at 2152 N. Broad Street to place your experience into the context of history and art. Please bring a water bottle and dress appropriately for the weather.
Erin Bernard is the founder and curator of the Philadelphia History Truck. She’s also a contributing writer to Hidden City. Erin received her M.A. in History with a concentration on public history from Temple University in May.