Saturday Morning, July 20: Veg History Walking Tour

Event Date:

July 20, 2024

Event Time:

10:30 am

Event Location:

American Vegan Center

A 90-minute walking tour through Old City focusing on its vegetarian and vegan history, led by Vance Lehmkuhl. Attendees will visit historic locations tied to vegetarian pioneers such as Benjamin Lay, Ben Franklin, the Grimke sisters, Sylvester Graham, Bronson Alcott, Caroline Earle White, Peace Pilgrim, and Alfoncie Austin. Vegetarian advocacy officially launched in the U.S. in 1817 just one block from the American Vegan Center, and the story of that group along with others illustrates Philadelphia’s groundbreaking role in American veg history.

The tour departs from the steps of the American Vegan Center at 17 N. 2nd Street at 10:30 am on Saturday, July 20.

Students and those facing financial hardship are welcome to select the “Student” price.

Please sign up for this tour 12 hours in advance. Thanks.

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Event Location:

  • American Vegan Center
  • 17 N 2nd St
  • Philadelphia
  • PA
  • 19106
  • USA

Event Schedule Details

  • July 20, 2024 10:30 am   -   12:00 pm
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