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Ben Franklin Parkway turns 100

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Ben Franklin Parkway turns 100

Time: October 26, 2018 all day
Location: Ben Franklin Parkway
Street: Downtown
City/Town: Philadelphia
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Event Type: ben, franklin, parkway
Organized By: John Voris
Latest Activity: Jul 24

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Event Description

On October 26, 1918, the Parkway was officially open to traffic end to end.

In 1937, the name of the Fairmount Parkway was changed to honor the city’s most celebrated citizen, Benjamin Franklin.

Parkway Soirée

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Friday, October 26, 2018
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay tuned for info about this big event - the wrap-up to our 14-month Parkway 100 celebration.

This is the actual date, 100 years ago, when you could first traverse the Parkway, end-to-end! of other events 

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