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Mickey Herr

Mickey Herr lived in many places until her heart settled in Philadelphia. She has led the development and communications efforts for several significant non-profit cultural institutions in Philadelphia, and currently serves as a special projects advisor to PhilaLandmarks. She is the co-author of William Lewis, Esquire: Enlightened Statesman, Profound Lawyer, and Useful Citizen (2012). She believes in ghosts, synchronicity, and taking chances. Current interests involve elevating the hidden-histories of women.

Frances Anne Wister: Philadelphia’s Patron Saint of Historic Preservation

Frances Anne Wister: Philadelphia’s Patron Saint of Historic Preservation

March 5, 2018  |  Vantage

In honor of Women's History Month, Mickey Herr pays tribute to Frances Anne Wister, Philadelphia's first historic preservation activist > more

On The Hunt For Brains, Discovering The Wistar Institute

On The Hunt For Brains, Discovering The Wistar Institute

February 21, 2018  |  Vantage

Mickey Herr dissects the origins of the Wistar Institute and examines the brain of a man that turned the medical world on its head > more