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Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year in order to raise funds for restorations projects that were voted by the FHS Board members. The current projects are listed below in bold.

Julia Ward and Anne Munch Jensen are the current Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chairmen. For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the Philadelphia Chapter directly. Please email: fhs@frenchheritagesociety.org

Photos: Philadelphia Bastille Day and Noël celebrations.

Grants

  • The Rodin Museum of Philadelphia
  • Joan of Arc statue, Philadelphia
  • The Katrina Heritage Rescue Fund
  • Apotheosis of Saint Louis, MO
  • Abbaye de Reigny, France
  • Château de Caumale, France
  • Temple de Château-Thierry, France
  • Silversmith House, Philadelphia
  • Memorial Hall, Philadelphia
  • Degas House, LA

 

Past Highlights

  • The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, luncheon lecture by author Laura Auricchio
  • Philadelphia Bastille Day Party
  • Gala dinner at Ardrossan, the Main Line estate in Beaux Arts style of the Scott family
  • Papier Peints, the Vogue of French Mural Decors in America: Trendsetters from Thomas Jefferson to Henry du Pont, lecture by Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz
  • A lecture series about Benjamin Franklin in France