The building that the Red Hen occupies at 1301 Kings Highway was built around 1756 as an inn, Pope said, and like venerated buildings the world over, it came loaded with myths, including reports that it was haunted by the ghost of a young girl.
Although the Rodriguez Library is not serving as a free summer meals location this year, there are three sites nearby that will be providing either breakfast and lunch, or lunch and snacks, for children and teens Monday through Friday: 1. Somerset Academy 719 W Girard Ave Philadelphia, PA 19123 Breakfast 7:30-8:30AM; Lunch 12-1PM 215-895-3470 2. Cruz Rec Center 6th & Master St. Philly PA 19121 Opens 7/2/2018 9-10AM; 12-2PM 215-685-2759 3. 400 N Franklin St 11-1PM;2-3PM 215-844-0601