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2015 Photographer in Residence Program

Patriot Harbor Lines is currently accepting proposals from Philadelphia based photographers for our “Photographer in Residence” program for the 2015 season. This is an exciting opportunity to partner with Patriot Harbor Lines in developing a model of engagement between a local business and art. Patriot Harbor Lines is dedicated to supporting local photographers to engage with…

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The Schuylkill Shindig – May 30th

Brought to you by the Friends of the Schuylkill Banks its the biggest bash on the Schuylkill River! May 30th is the annual Schuylkill Shindig with proceeds going to support all of the great programing on the Schuylkill Banks including river tours, movie nights and kayak trips. The party starts at 6:30 and runs until…

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Sunset Wine Cruises in May

Our great partnership with Dan the Wine Man and his team from PinotBoutique continues in 2015! In May we have two great Friday Sunset cruises. We start the season on May 22nd in a patriotic manner with a Wines of the Revolution cruise. On May 29th we explore the Delaware while enjoying great Wine and Cheese Pairing

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The Schuylkill River’s Whaling Wall

Rumor has it that a highlight of any Schuylkill cruise, the Whaling Wall may not be part of the plans for the rebuilding/reconstruction of the Market Design Center. We will miss this iconic piece created by the artist Wyland in 1993 during his 17 “Whaling Walls” in 17 cities in 17 weeks East Coast tour….

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Mother’s Day – Boat to Bartram’s Garden w/ Hidden History Tour

We will kick off our 2015 Schuylkill River season on Mother’s Day with an updated Boat to Bartram’s Garden trip that features a completely new experience – the Hidden History Tour! These are exciting times at Bartram’s Garden. During the 2015 season the 1728 House will be under renovation and not available for tours. Normally,…

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Patriot Harbor Lines a PC Pick – Check Out the Latest Issue of PhillyCurrent

And thanks to @PhillyPRGirl for connecting us with Eddie (the Publisher) and the PC Team.  

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Boat to Bartram’s Garden

Our Boat to Bartram’s Garden schedule for 2015 has been set. Due to renovations that are taking place and a new community based river focus at the dock we will only be cruising to the gardens 10 Sundays this season. Our cruises depart from Walnut Street dock on the Schuylkill at 12:00 and 1:00. Each…

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What Do You Love to Do in the City of Brotherly Love?

We aren’t surprised, Philadelphia named third on the New York Times list of 52 Places to Go in 2015. Both the Schuylkill River and our home at Spruce Street Harbor Park were highlighted in the story.

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Happy New Year!

Thank you for your continued support this past year. All of us at Patriot Harbor Lines send you our best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year! We have big plans for 2015 and we hope that we can share a little of our love for phillybyboat with you in the New Year.  

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Welcome Aboard!

Our News

Welcome to our new website! This is our first blog post. We will continue to update our website into 2015. Once the season starts in May, stop by for updates that will be posted to this blog. In the meantime, here is one of our favorite photos from 2014.

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