History

History

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Rare, handwritten drafts of U.S. Constitution rewrite document's history

Odd News

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Civil War-era cannonballs to be moved from Pennsylvania work site

Neurology

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Penn hospital employees find 'rare' 19th century medical notebook

History

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Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

Historic Preservation

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Philadelphia establishes historic preservation task force

History

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Then and now: a historic look at Philadelphia's ballparks

Museum of the American Revolution

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PHOTOS: Museum of the American Revolution officially opens

History

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30 years ago, One Liberty Place reshaped the Philadelphia skyline for all time

Museums

American Revolution Museum

Founding generation, not just fathers, focus of new Philly museum

Food & Drink

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Try dishes from the Civil War at Mutter Museum

Museums

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Ready, aim, visit: Philly's American Revolution Museum at attention

Arts & Culture

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Artists commemorate Great Migration to Philadelphia in new AAMP exhibit

History

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Washington Square: From mass graves to mass media

Parks and Recreation

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PHOTOS: Philadelphia's historic Washington Square

History

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German historian: Adolf Hitler once had Jewish landlord

Entertainment

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Ancient Rome treasures discovered during subway dig on show

Education

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Curtis Institute digitizing library of historic recordings

History

Henry Bamsberger portrait

A glimpse into a Philadelphia engineer's life in WWI a century after U.S. entered the war

Tours

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Eastern State Penitentiary to open long-abandoned medical wing

Food & Drink

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London Grill happy hour event combines history and beer

Tours

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Search for paranormal activity in Camden museum on ghost hunting tour

Real Estate

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Pennsylvania 'Town That Garbage Built' hits market for $1.5 million

Events

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Joe Biden to speak at American Revolution Museum opening

Design

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Infrequently Asked Questions: What are the origins of the Philly rowhome?

Music

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WATCH: Chuck Berry, John Lennon perform together in Philly in 1972

Tours

Edgar Allan Poe Portrait

Tour examines how the women in Edgar Allan Poe's life influenced his writing

History

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Logan Square: from public executions to papal visits to world-class museums

History

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Human remains rescued from Old City construction site ahead of snowstorm

History

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GALLERY: The history of Logan Square

History

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William Penn's public squares: A slow evolution into modern Philadelphia parks

People

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'Bridges of Madison County' author Robert James Waller dies

That's Show Biz

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Philly philm phan has been keeping a ‘Secret’ for 25 years

Investigations

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Suspected drunk driver slams into Bucks County tavern with secret history

History

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WATCH: Coffins, human bones unearthed at Old City construction site

History

Woodford Mansion

Learn about the women of Woodford Mansion on historic tour

Tours

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Learn about the Irish buried at Laurel Hill on St. Patrick's Day tour

Political Theater

Milton Street

Oral history: Ten years ago today, Milton Street sang over a coffin at City Hall

Demonstrations

Cough drops

Discover candy and medicine's intertwined history

People

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Dresses that tell a story: Princess Diana's life in fashion

That's Show Biz

Dave Metter

Local funnyman has a ‘Line’ on vintage TV game show

Universities

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Villanova opens new Center for History in the Public Interest

Politics

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How potential legislation could have big impact on historical Philly churches

History

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Travel back in time with decades-old photos of snow removal in Philadelphia

Horticulture

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Infrequently Asked Questions: Why is the mountain laurel Pennsylvania's state flower?

History

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How one of George Washington's slaves escaped in Philly

The Arts

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Mural Arts Philadelphia announces artist roster for Monument Lab exhibition