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Co-là-breith sona dhuit*: Robert Smith's 300th Birthday Celebration!

Join Carpenters’ Hall on January 14th to celebrate Robert Smith’s 300th birthday! The Scottish architect, born in 1722, built many famous landmarks across Philadelphia, including Carpenters’ Hall. A Scottish-themed celebration will be held to honor the anniversary of his birth, with special guest Chris Thomson, Counsellor with the Scottish Government USA, and Bruce Laverty, an architecture curator at the Anthenaeum of Philadelphia. They’ll discuss Smith’s impact and life as visitors can enjoy some Scottish music, dancing, and whisky! The purchase of a ticket also includes a complimentary copy of the illustrated coffee-table book Robert Smith: Architect, Builder, Patriot 1722-1777 by Charles Peterson.