200 Years of Water: The Manayunk Canal 1819-2019


Hosted by Manayunk Canal Bicentennial 2019 and Fairmount Water Works

Wednesday March 13 at 6 PM to 7:30

Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

To celebrate the Bicentennial of the Manayunk Canal, which opened in March 1819, Fairmount Water Works presents a free Speakers Forum about the past, present, and future of the canal. Come hear how the Canal was saved from expressways and parking lots in the 1970s. Many of the canal saviors will be in attendance!

Attendees receive a 12-page commemorative booklet “Fairmount and the Manayunk Canal 1819-2019: Two Hundred Years of Confluence”

7:45 PM – Informal celebrating, Happy Hour prices at Manayunk Brewing Company, 4120 Main St

Show your booklet to get the discount.

Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center
7 Lock Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

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