Black October: The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Montgomery County and the Surrounding Area

Date/Time

Oct 25, 2018
06:30 PM until 09:00 PM

Description

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Making History Greater Presentation

BLACK OCTOBER:

The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Montgomery County and Surrounding Area

Presented by Charles J. Kelly, RN

Thursday, October 25, 2018

6:30 p.m. Social with light refreshment

 7:00 p.m. Presentation

Historical Society of Montgomery County

1654 DeKalb Street

Norristown, PA  19401

The 1918 flu pandemic affected over 500 million people around the world. It killed an estimated 74,000 Pennsylvanians, nearly 13,000 in Philadelphia alone. Join us for a discussion that will examine the effects of the 1918 influenza Pandemic on the people of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

For more information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or visit hsmcpa.org.

The Historical Society is handicapped accessible with limited off-street parking.

The Making History Greater series features scholars, authors, and historians who are currently working on telling new stories about the complexity of our region’s history.

This series is free and open to the public.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Phone

161-027-20297

Contact name

Barry Rauhauser

Contact email

contact@hsmcpa.org

Neighborhood:

Ardmore,Bala Cynwyd and Merion,Broomall and Newtown Square,Bryn Mawr,Devon and Berwyn,Downingtown,Exton,Media,Paoli,Phoenixville,Springfield,Swarthmore,Valley Forge and King Of Prussia,Villanova,Wayne,Wynnewood and Narberth

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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