A Man and His Ship" VIP Boat Tour of the Central Delaware
Wed. 1 August, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Independence Seaport Museum, Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Behind PlanPhilly: "A Man and His Ship" Book Release and VIP Boat Tour
PennPraxis and PlanPhilly are hosting two events this summer to honor and celebrate the SS United States, the fastest trans-Atlantic liner in history, now docked in South Philadelphia along the Delaware River and in danger of being dismantled for scrap. We hope you will join us for one or both of our events to honor this treasure of naval design.
Event #1: Thursday, July 19, 5:00pm-7:00pm -- "A Man and His Ship" Book Release and Conversation
Event #2: Wednesday, August 1, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- "A Man and His Ship" VIP Boat Tour of the Central Delaware
PlanPhilly, Simon & Schuster, Steven Ujifusa, HSPV'05 and Independence Seaport Museum present Behind PlanPhilly: "A Man and His Ship" Book Release and Conversation. This will be Simon & Schuster's official launch event of Ujifusa's book, A Man and His Ship. PlanPhilly will lead a conversation with Ujifusa about the book and the ship's place in history.
Here are the details: Thursday, July 19th Independence Seaport Museum, Penn's Landing (map) 5:00pm - 6:00pm: Registration and refreshments; 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Book Conversation and Q&A Tickets: FREE
ALSO, PlanPhilly will be offering a premium yacht tour of the Central Delaware, led by Ujifusa and PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg. This event will provide ticket holders with the closest possible look of the SS United States, one-on-one conversation with Ujifusa, and a guided tour of Philadelphia's original riverfront led by the leader of the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware. Food and drink will be provided with ticket purchase. Come join us for a beautiful summer evening along the riverfront!
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Ben Franklin Yacht Cruises 401 North Columbus Boulevard (map) 6:00pm - 8:00pm Tickets: $35
Again, please registerhere. Thanks for your interest, and we hope to see you on the Delaware.