History

Tourism

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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

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

History

Museum of the American Revolution

'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

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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

Sixers

76ers 50 Year Champs Basketball

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

History

Thomas Edison Auction

Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auctioning in N.J.

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

History

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Prof's find in Philly library: Proof that some saw slaves as 'people with feelings'

Holidays

Black Friday Philadelphia

Reminder: Black Friday got its name from crazed Philly suburbanites

Museums

American Revolution Museum Artifacts

Smell the Revolution: Rum-scented mug among Philly museum's items

History

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Photos: This day in history - Nov. 18

History

American Revolution Veterans Photos

Photos: A rare view of Revolutionary War veterans

Events

Covering Letter

New art exhibit shows letter from Gandhi to Hitler

Events

Penn Museum magic exhibit

Philly museum wants to know if you believe in magic

History

Amelia Earhart

Philly-area group says new evidence may show what happened to Amelia Earhart

Food Science

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Infrequently Asked Questions: How does canning work?

Neighborhoods

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Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown?

History

Gettysburg Lees Headquarters

Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg headquarters gets $6M facelift

Preservation

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Groundbreaking book inspires bus tour of the Pinelands

History

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Journeys across America helped secure Liberty Bell's iconic status

Events

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Dare to try an 'Indiana Jones'-style obstacle course?

Events

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New Grim Philly tour leads hunts for paranormal activity in Old City

Pine Barrens

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Gallery: Into the Pine Barrens

History

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All about the Benjamin: Tour guide channels millennial Franklin

Education

Testing

Should Pennsylvania students have to pass a citizenship test?

History

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South Jersey author says awful Pennsylvania president offers lessons to learn

Events

American Standard Industrial Musical

Bizarre 'industrial musicals' focus on bathtubs, tires, air conditioners

Events

New museum to feature iconic artifact from the American Revolution

History

James Buchanan

Pennsylvania's only president was the 'worst ever'

Odd News

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A brief history of things falling from the sky in Philadelphia

Books

Simon Cameron

Local historian pens new book about Lincoln's 'Scandalous Secretary of War'

Museums

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Wawa-style federal duck stamp anointed in Philadelphia

Museums

Museum of the American Revolution Artifacts

New video from Museum of the American Revolution teases objects in wait

Events

Fish House Punch

Meet the author of a new book that explores Colonial boozing