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INVITATION

To Visit
American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 11:00AM

John Ericsson Society
New York
Program

11:00 Lunch at Penrose Diner (two blocks north of the museum)
12:30 Welcome, Tracey Beck, Executive Director ASHM; Leif G. Brisfjord, President, JESNY; Ruth Bird, Vice President, JESNY
12:45 John Ericsson rooms and resources at the ASHM, Margaretha Talerman, Curator Emeritus
1:30 Tour of the museum
2:30 Informal discussions. End

Admission (a donation for the museum presentation is appreciated)

Adults: $6
Seniors: $5

Lunch at Penrose Diner, pay your own

2016 Penrose Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 465-1097‎

Registration

The visit is open to members and non-members – bring your friends
Registration by E-mail is required: leif.brisfjord@johnericsson.org or by Fax: 845-735-5833

Travel

Travel “on your own”. See links below for information on public transportation from New York/New Jersey and within South-eastern Pennsylvania

http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/HomePage

http://gonyc.about.com/od/gettinghere/a/buses_to_nyc_2.htm

http://www.septa.com/

Location/how to get here

American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 389-1776, (215) 389-7701 fax

Going by car

From Center City: Take Broad Street South to Pattison Avenue. Turn right onto Pattison Avenue. At the next light ( 20th Street) turn left into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

From I-95 North or South: Take the Broad Street/Pattison Avenue exit of I-95. If coming from I-95 Southbound, turn right onto Broad Street. If coming from I-95 Northbound, the exit puts you on Broad Street. Stay to the left because the road divides. Turn left at the 2nd traffic light, which is Pattison Avenue. At the next traffic light turn left on 20th Street into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

From Rte. 76 going East (Schulkyll Expressway): Get off at the Penrose Avenue/International Airport exit (left lane exit). Go to the end of the exit road. At the traffic light, turn left onto Penrose. At first stoplight, turn right onto Pattison Avenue. The park entrance is at 20th Street. Once in the park, take the first left.

From Rte. 76 going West and the Walt Whitman Bridge: Take exit 46 to 7th Street. Follow 7th to Pattison Avenue. Turn right on Pattison, pass Citizens Bank Park on your right, and cross Broad Street. At next light ( 20th Street) turn left into FDR Park. Once in the park, take the first left.

Going with Public transport

The Museum is easily reached by the Broad Street Subway, with a five block walk from the Pattison Station. The #17 bus heading to the Naval Base stops at the Museum building on Pattison Avenue. Contact Septa Information at (215) 580-7800 to obtain route and schedule information for arriving at 20th and Pattison.

If you are coming from New Jersey, take the Patco High Speedline and get off at 12th/13th and Locust Streets. Walk underground to the Broad Street Subway at Broad and Walnut Streets.

Welcome

Welcome to a special visit to the museum and John Ericsson research resources of the American Swedish Historical Museum in South Philadelphia, PA.

John Ericsson Society, New York American Swedish Historical Museum

/Leif G. Brisfjord /Tracey Beck

/Ruth Bird /Margaretha Talerman

www.americanswedish.org
www.johnericsson.org

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Dear Members and Friends of John Ericsson Society, New York

Feel free to copy/redistribute/print the attached file to promote the Event,

Looking forward to see you in Philadelphia

/Leif G. Brisfjord

President
John Ericsson Society, New York
leif.brisfjord@johnericsson.org

http://www.johnericsson.org
Available in 12 languages via Google Translate

JESNY_ASHM_Invitation.pdf


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