History

Museums

Museum of the American Revolution offering free admission on one-year anniversary

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Odd News

Buyer needed to save 'world's greatest miniature village' in Pennsylvania

Roadside America

History

In speech at St. Joe's, Martin Luther King Jr. labeled Vietnam War a 'mistake'

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Sponsored

Experience the life of a true Hollywood legend

Limited - Ava Gardner as Kitty Collins

Opinion

50 years after his 'Mountaintop' speech, Dr. King’s legacy still calls us to serve

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Exhibits

Focus is on Alexander Hamilton's rivalries in new National Constitution Center exhibit

National Constitution Center

History

Six Titanic passengers are memorialized at Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Weather

With the 16 inches forecast, 2017-18 would land on Top 10 list of snowiest winters in Philly since 1979

Carroll - March nor'easter snow

Women's History Month

Escaping George Washington: Oney Judge's 'amazing story' of courage

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Family-Friendly

Try shoemaking, tailoring, fencing at Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

Food

Who invented eating utensils?

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History

Philly-area artifact dealer sells letter written by Gandhi about Jesus

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History

MLK visited Camden, but not a resident, report finds; daughter of homeowner agrees

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Deaths

News of Jerome Brown's death broke during Billy Graham's crusade in 1992

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Controversy

Chinese leaders take aim at Franklin Institute for vandalism of ancient statue

Carroll - Franklin Institute Terracotta Warriors

Mass Shootings

Deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history

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Food

What was Philadelphia's first restaurant?

The London Coffee House

Fashion

Historic Philadelphia dress collection featured on 'Strange Inheritance'

Darnell Collection

Museums

Museum of the American Revolution renames Patriots Gallery

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Books

'America's Frankenstein': Book to examine Philly's 'first mass murderer'

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Beer

Yuengling receives $1 million grant to expand brewery museum

Carroll - Yuengling Brewery

Lists

What do you miss most about Philly's recent past?

Johnny Manana's Chili Pepper

Museums

History After Hours series returns to Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

Ask Hickey

Ask Hickey: Can you hunt in Philly's Hunting Park?

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Rankings

A ranking of Philadelphia's top 5 people named Ben

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History

Check out these vintage photos of the Mummers Parade in Philly

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Art Events

She put the 'Connie' into Connie’s Ric Rac

Connie's Ric Rac

History

Questlove learns fascinating truth about family ancestry on 'Finding Your Roots'

Questlove

Family-Friendly

Washington's daring Christmas Day crossing of Delaware River recreated in Bucks County

Washington Crossing

Lifestyle

Why do we mark graves with stone?

Tours

BYOB trolley tour offers new way to see holiday lights in Philly

Holiday lights in South Philly

History

Was it really ever acceptable to spell Pennsylvania with one 'n'?

Liberty Bell

Food

What are the origins of the deviled egg?

History

The wonderful – and occasionally weird – Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade captured in old photos

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Videos

Watch: Teens react to 100-year-old Philly high school yearbook

Odd News

How, uh, 'big' was Philly founder William Penn?

Carroll - William Penn Statue

Dating

A first date guide to the Mütter Museum

Chang and Eng Bunker

Art Exhibits

100 years later, art museum celebrates a Barnes-like collector you maybe never heard of

Christ and the Virgin

Neighborhoods

5 Philly ’hoods you wouldn’t have recognized 60 years ago

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History Mystery

Did Wissahickon hermit have fabled philosopher's stone?

Carroll - Kelpius Cave Wissahickon Valley Park

Sponsored

Help Germantown win a vital Historic Preservation Grant

Germantown United CDC Preservation Grant

History

Martin Luther King Jr. slept there. But did he make history there?

King house?

Family-Friendly

Meet soldiers, civilians and spies to learn untold stories of British occupation of Philadelphia

Museum of the American Revolution

History

Ghost towns highlight spirited history of the Pinelands

Carroll - Pine Barrens Pinelands

History

PHOTOS: Ghost towns of New Jersey

Carroll - Pine Barrens Pinelands

History

Then and Now: A look back at the changing face of the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Carroll - Then and Now Navy Yard