History

Museums

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

Travel

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

Books

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Author to discuss untold story of the American Revolution

History

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

History

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Here are the buildings that once towered over all of Philadelphia

Currency

American the Beautiful Quarters Program

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

Miss America

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

People

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Rosa Parks' house may be returned to US from Germany

Autism

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

History

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Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

History

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

Politics

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

Theater

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What is Philly's first theater?

Politics

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Scholars: Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders

History

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There's a Jersey Shore in Pennsylvania, why?

Technology

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

Movies

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

History

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

Breweries

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Dock Street: A beer brand with Philly herstory

Phillies

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

Odd News

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Some bones found at Philadelphia work site are missing

History

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WATCH: The ascent of the Philly skyline

Wildlife

Sand Shark

The story of Pennsylvania's only recorded shark attack

Tours

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

Food & Drink

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Museum of the American Revolution hosting 'History Happy Hour'

Humor

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

Hair

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

History

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

History

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

History

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

History

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

History

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Blogger questions timeline of Amelia Earhart documentary

Odd News

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Cases of 220-year-old wine found in New Jersey cellar

Food & Drink

Bastille Day weekend celebration in Fairmount includes bar crawl

World News

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UNESCO decision on Hebron holy site outrages Israelis

Conventions

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Warship Olympia Tattoo Arts Convention headed to Philly for fourth year

Conspiracies

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

Mysteries

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Finder of potential game-changing Amelia Earhart pix tells story

Social Media

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NPR's Declaration of Independence tweetstorm confuses some

Mafia

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

Auctions

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City puts iconic LOVE sculpture's pedestal up for auction

History

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Gallery: Early photography developed in Philadelphia

History

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The Philadelphia story behind America's first 'selfie'

History

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Historical marker set for West Philly site of 1985 MOVE bombing

Business

A Pine Barrens landmark is closing Saturday for good – after one last sale

History

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Philly's neighborhoods are now a 'National Treasure'

Food & Drink

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Philadelphia History Museum to host shore-themed cocktail party