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CANCELLED: Philadelphia’s Most Famous Hermit with Stan Kozakowski, Michael Bridges, and Friends!
March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event has been cancelled due to Covid-19 risks. For more information, visit fow.org/covid-19.
Meet at the Walnut Lane Golf Course Parking Lot
Explore sites in the Wissahickon associated with mystic, scholar, writer, musician, and astronomer Johannes Kelpius, who chose Philadelphia in 1694 to prepare for the Second Coming. Listen to and sign his music, discuss this complex man and the legends associated with him and his band of hermits. Along the way we’ll visit The Hermitage, Henry Avenue Bridge, and other notable sites.
Distance: 3.5 Miles
Registration is recommended for all hikes (required if indicated) so that participants can be informed of weather or other emergency cancellations. Unless otherwise specified, Trail Ambassador Walks may be on rocky, rugged trails that may be wet and slippery. Wear sturdy shoes or boots with socks. Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks. Bring water and a snack if desired. Unless otherwise noted, children over six are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Walks are cancelled in heavy rain or icy conditions. For more information contact Maeve Pollack at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.fow.org for updates.