Boathouse Row Walk and Tour

Code: TT31021

Dates: October 2, 2019

Meets: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Sessions: 1

Location: Lloyd Hall

Course Fee: $45.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Dotty Brown, former editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, brings Boathouse Row to life during this walking tour by telling unknown stories about each house. What was the relationship of the painter Thomas Eakins to the Row? Why is the Row’s architecture so eclectic and what famous Philadelphia architect left his mark there? When did women win real estate on the Row? Join us for a special event on 9/27; Unknown Stories of Boathouse Row.


Boat House Row Please meet at the Cosmic Cafe at Lloyd Hall, #1 Boathouse Row at 10:15 am for a prompt start to this tour. Tour will be held rain or shine.
Fee: $45.00

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Lloyd Hall

Lloyd Hall
1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA

Dotty Brown

Dotty Brown is a former reporter and editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer. During her newspaper career, she edited numerous award-winning projects, including one that won a Pulitzer Prize. She is a graduate of Wellesley College (where she did not learn to row despite its historic crew program) and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (where she did learn to report and write). She came to rowing as part of the surging wave of masters rowers and is a member of the Vesper Boat Club, on Boathouse Row in Philadelphia.


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