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  • Open House Day: POSTPONED
    9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    04/18/2020

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    Cliveden

    The Open House is postponed. A new date will be announced at a later time.

    Cliveden and many of Philadelphia’s national historic landmarks will be open on Saturday, April 18th for Open House Day! Global Philadelphia Association, in partnership with VisitPhiladelphia and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Center Bureau, have organized this day to encourage locals to visit our city’s national landmarks. The event is free, but all participants must register through Eventbrite and will need to show their ticket at participating sites.

    On Open House Day, Cliveden’s Carriage House Visitor Center and grounds will be available to visitors and our awesome guides will be there to answer questions . The Main House will be closed on that day; feel free to come back and visit us in May when we officially open for tours!  

     

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  • Gun Laws from the Revolution to Today: POSTPONED
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    04/29/2020

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    Gun Laws from the Revolution to Today is postponed. A new date will be announced at a later time.

    Jacob Charles, Executive Director of the Center for Firearms Law at Duke University will discuss changes in gun legislation since America’s founding followed by a facilitated discussion.

    Tickets are free to the public and available through the Eventbrite link above. This event is for attendees 16 years of age and older.

     

    About Jacob Charles

    Jake joined the Center for Firearms Law as Executive Director after practicing in the appellate group at McGuireWoods LLP, where he briefed cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits as well as in numerous state intermediate and high courts.  Jake previously clerked for Judge Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before his clerkships, Jake practiced in the Washington, D.C., office of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he represented clients in government and congressional investigations.

    While a law student at Duke, Jake served as Notes Editor for the Duke Law Journal and took part in the joint degree program, earning a master’s degree in political science with an emphasis in normative political theory and political philosophy.  Jake also holds master’s degrees in theology and philosophy from Biola University and a bachelor’s degree in criminology and psychology from the University of California, Irvine.

     

    Considering Re-enactments: The Battle of Germantown in the Light of 21st–Century Gun Violence has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

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