History

Entertainment

Chadwick Boseman, Reginald Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

Marshall Film Review

History

Ghost towns highlight spirited history of the Pinelands

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History

PHOTOS: Ghost towns of New Jersey

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Psychiatry

Philly honoring psychiatrist who challenged designation of homosexuality as mental illness

John Fryer

History

These are the spookiest urban legends in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

The Watcher House

Mass Shootings

Deadliest U.S. mass shootings in recent years

Las Vegas Shooting

FAA

FAA bans drone flights near Independence Hall, other major US landmarks

Independence Hall

People

Audrey Hepburn mementoes fetch $6.2 million at auction

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Exhibits

8 photos from a massive Terracotta Warriors exhibit

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Statues

Philly's first-ever public sculpture to African-American figure unveiled at City Hall

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History

4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

Interior National Monuments

Museums

Museum of the American Revolution to extend hours, offer discount admission on certain dates

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Travel

Visit Philly enlists Roots MC for travel campaign marketed toward African-American tourists

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Books

Author to discuss untold story of the American Revolution

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History

U.S. historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90

Afghanistan Obit Dupree

History

Here are the buildings that once towered over all of Philadelphia

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Currency

Here's what New Jersey's 'Island of Hope' quarter looks like

American the Beautiful Quarters Program

Miss America

Miss America pageant is 'the original reality TV show,' says author

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People

Rosa Parks' house may be returned to US from Germany

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Autism

'Provocative' CHOP study identifies new potential risk factor for autism

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History

Vision 2020 to host women's history scavenger hunt on National Women’s Equality Day

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History

Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

Teaching the Civil War

Politics

Charles Barkley: 'I'm not going to waste my time' with Confederate statues

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Theater

What is Philly's first theater?

Theater seats

Politics

Scholars: Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders

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History

There's a Jersey Shore in Pennsylvania, why?

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Technology

How far would a North Korean bomb reach from City Hall? One N.J. historian has the answer

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Movies

'Brave New Jersey' tells the unseemly tale of America's accidental alien panic

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Phillies

An extremely rare, game-worn Phillies jersey is up for sale

Phillies Jersey

History

Century-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of World War I

Belgium Futility of War

Breweries

Dock Street: A beer brand with Philly herstory

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Odd News

Some bones found at Philadelphia work site are missing

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History

WATCH: The ascent of the Philly skyline

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Wildlife

The story of Pennsylvania's only recorded shark attack

Sand Shark

Tours

Laurel Hill Cemetery tour covers 'love, lust and all the drama in between'

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Food & Drink

Museum of the American Revolution hosting 'History Happy Hour'

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Humor

Historian fools Southwest Airlines with joke about Philly's yellow fever epidemic

Southwest Airlines

Hair

Infrequently Asked Questions: What are the origins of the barber pole?

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History

Ben Franklin is airline’s first American ‘tailfin hero’

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History

A look back in pictures: 32 years since Live Aid brought thousands to Philadelphia

Live Aid Philadelphia

History

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why is the dime smaller than other coins?

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History

Franklin Square: Philly's forgotten park morphs into modern attraction

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Food & Drink

Bastille Day weekend celebration in Fairmount includes bar crawl

Conventions

Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention headed to Philly for fourth year

Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention

Conspiracies

How one writer hypothesized Amelia Earhart was a New Jersey housewife all this time

Amelia Earhart

Mafia

Paying respects: When the mob bid farewell to Kellyanne Conway's grandfather

Sam Siligato