Badass Women’s History Tour in Philadelphia

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Tour Category: HistoryTour Tags: Philly Tours and Tours in PA

  • Tour Description

    Guided * 2 Hours * Outdoors

    Learn Philadelphia’s history of through the women of the city, from colonial times to modern times. Hear the stories of inspiring women, such as Hannah Callowhill Penn, Pennsylvania’s forgotten founder, Peggy Shippen, the highest-paid spy during the American revolution, Oney Judge, the enslave woman who escaped George Washington’s house, and Caroline Lecount, the African-American activist.
    Get a better understanding of how women shaped different aspects of the city lives, including prostitution, medicine, education, and activism.

    The Slaves' Stories: Oney Judge

    This is a brief biographical sketch of slave Oney Judge as portrayed in I Ain't No Three Fifths of a Person --

    A detailed biographical sketch is available at
  • Details
    Additional comments: Everyday @ 3 PM, Friday @ 6 PM
    Tour Organizer: Beyond the bell tours, founded by Rebecca and Joey
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