Sunday, November 7th: Special-Edition Veg History Walking Tour

$23.00

A 76-minute walking tour through Old City focusing on its vegetarian and vegan history. 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. In honor of vegan week and World Vegan Month, this edition of the tour will feature particular stories and personalities with a vegan (or proto-vegan) lifestyle/philosophy.  The tour departs from the steps of the American Vegan Center at 17 N. 2nd Street at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30th.

 

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A 76-minute walking tour through Old City focusing on its vegetarian and vegan history, led by Vance Lehmkuhl. Attendees will see historic spots (most, unfortunately, lacking historical markers) 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.

In honor of vegan week and World Vegan Month, this edition of the tour will feature particular stories and personalities with a vegan (or proto-vegan) lifestyle/philosophy.

The tour departs from the steps of the American Vegan Center at 17 N. 2nd Street at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30th.

Full price for this tour is $23.

Student? Financial hardship? Apply the discount STUDENT12 at checkout for the $12 price.

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Time Slot

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

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