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The Heritage Center is a manifestation of the work of the Foundations of the Union League. It is a unique space within both the city of Philadelphia, and the Union League itself, to allow for greater public access to the resources of the Foundations. Come by to experience, learn, enjoy and research.

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 Invitation Only
 Members Only
 Public
 Board
 Farragut
 Fell
 Freedom’s Foundation at Valley Forge
 Grant Rooms
 Library
 Library Lounge
 Lincoln Hall
 Lincoln Memorial
 Location off premise, please see notes
 Location to be determined
 McMichael
 Meade
 Sando
 Saucon Valley Country Club
 Sheridan
 The Heritage Center
 UL Golf Club at Torresdale

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The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia

There are only two Saturdays left to view the exhibit "Sweep the Country: Political Conventions in Philadelphia"--and one of them is this Saturday, December 10! View the exhibit now before it closes at the end of January. ... See MoreSee Less

"Sweep the Country: Political Conventions in Philadelphia " is presented in partnership with the @[326333124867:274:Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent]. The exhibit covers the 12 political conventions held in Philadelphia between 1848 and 2016, including the @[5550624217:274:Democratic National Convention] held July 27-31, 2016. "Sweep the Country" utilizes historic objects and items from the Union League and Philadelphia History Museum collections, as well as private and institutional collections from the Philadelphia region. The objects and images in the exhibit tell the stories of the conventions, and the important, often contentious, issues and platforms relevant to each convention. The exhibit places the conventions in their historical, cultural and material context, and includes a series of videos featuring leading scholars discussing the political context of these conventions and their impact on our nation. The exhibit is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3-6pm, and the second Saturday of every month from 1-4pm, including Saturday, December 10. Admission is free. Reservations not required. Visit http://www.ulheritagecenter.org for more information. #SweepTheCountryPhilly

2 days ago

December Second Saturday Open Hours

December 10, 2016, 1:00pm

The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia

"Sweep the Country: Political Conventions in Philadelphia " is presented in partnership with the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent. The exhibit covers the 12 political conventions held in Philadelphia between 1848 and 2016, including the Democratic National Convention held July 27-31, 2016. "Sweep the Country" utilizes historic objects and items from the Union League and Philadelphia History Museum collections, as well as private and institutional collections from the Philadelphia region. The objects and images in the exhibit tell the stories of the conventions, and the important, often contentious, issues and platforms relevant to each convention. The exhibit places the conventions in their historical, cultural and material context, and includes a series of videos featuring leading scholars discussing the political context of these conventions and their impact on our nation. The exhibit is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3-6pm, and the second Saturday of every month from 1-4pm, including Saturday, December 10. Admission is free. Reservations not required. Visit http://www.ulheritagecenter.org for more information. #SweepTheCountryPhilly