History

Events

Joe Biden

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

Roseman Bridge

'Bridges of Madison County' author Robert James Waller dies

That's Show Biz

Jay Schwartz

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

A celtic gravestone

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

People

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

Demonstrations

Cough drops

Discover candy and medicine's intertwined history

That's Show Biz

Dave Metter

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

Universities

Villanova University

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

George Washington Slavery

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

History

George Washington's marquee tent

George Washington’s preserved field tent installed at new Museum of the American Revolution

History

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Then-and-now photos show history of Ben Franklin Bridge

History

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Gallery: History of Ben Franklin Bridge began with its construction 95 years ago

Author Events

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South Jersey author to discuss 'Worst. President. Ever.'

Development

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Developer presents first glimpse of Jewelers Row condo tower

History

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FBI returns rare, early 19th century notebooks kept for Stephen Girard

Tourism

Visitors came in droves to see Independence Hall, Liberty Bell in 2016

Infrequently Asked Questions

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Infrequently Asked Questions: Where do mascots originate?

History

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Travel 100 years into history and back with these then-and-now Philly photos

Television

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart producing 'Black Man's Guide' for History channel special

Film

Bryn Mawr

TONIGHT: watch old favorite flicks on 16mm film for a blast to the past

Family-Friendly

Old City to celebrate Ben Franklin's legacy on 311th birthday

History

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'Holy grail' of ceramics found at archaeological dig in Philly

Entertainment

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Lyle Menendez talks prison life, marriage in phone interview

History

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Pew study: What's the most significant historic event in your lifetime?

History

Photos: This day in history - Dec. 14

Events

Washington Crossing Historic Park

Re-enactors to row across Delaware River like George Washington did in 1776

Museums

Museum of American Revolution

Relics from the 'cauldron of the Revolution' return to Old City museum

Italian Market

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Italian Market icon rumored to be closing after 106 years in business

Events

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Wagner Free Institute to host Atlas Obscura program

Events

Fairmount Park Houses Holiday Tours

Historic Houses of Fairmount Park to host 'A Very Philly Christmas'

Opinion

Mummers

Review: Mummers Parade sensitivity videos

Advice

Wallpaper

Ask Hickey: Enough is enough with the ugly wallpaper

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