Pocket of Paradise Fall Walking Tour



Laurel Hill East

Join us for a walking tour outside of Laurel Hill East. Highlights include the history of original settlers, rise and fall of Dobson Mills, as well as the second phase of the industrial revolution that included household names such as Pep Boys, Tastykake and Penn Reels. This tour will be led by Hidden City, Paradise residents and the Friends of Laurel Hill. There is not charge for this tour, however, registration is required, as the tour is limited to 25 people. The Friends of Laurel Hill gratefully acknowledges support from PNC Arts Alive, the Connelly Foundation and the RAH Civic Association for this support of the creation and development of the Pocket of Paradise Walking Tour.


  • Free but RSVP is required


This tour departs from Laurel Hill East’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Information on directions, parking, and visiting guidelines are linked here to better plan your visit.