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Museums

Science History Institute receives rare archive smuggled from Nazi-era Germany

Science Institute rare archive

Nature

Salem Oak Tree keepsakes available to visitors of fallen 500-year-old relic

Salem Oak Tree

Travel

Philly mayor Jim Kenney is first U.S. mayor to join World Heritage board of directors

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Arts & Culture

Beyond the Bell Tours offers LGBTQ+ history tours through Philly

Carroll - Philadelphia City Hall tower

History

Manayunk Then and Now: 100 years of photographic history

Carroll - Manayunk Then / Now

Penn Museum

How do you move an ancient 25,000 pound sphinx? Very carefully.

Carroll - Moving the Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II at Penn Museum

Nature

Historic Salem Oak Tree falls after 600 years in South Jersey

Salem Oak Tree

History

Florida man finds 89-year-old Upper Darby High School diploma, seeks owner

Upper Darby High School Diploma Florida

Arts & Culture

40 rare 13-star flags to be displayed at Museum of the American Revolution

Carroll - Museum of the American Revolution.

Anniversaries

Flower Show to be honored with historical marker on 190th anniversary

Carroll - 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show

History

Popular Avalon bar, known as Jack's Place and other names, demolished after 96 years

Jack's Place Avalon Bar

Dating

Hilarious dating profile admits belief Sixers got name from Schuylkill Expressway

76ers I-76 Hinge dating

Weather

Cape May’s brisk Monday weather breaks 112-year-old record

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History

Eastern State Penitentiary adds new LGBTQ history stop to audio tour

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Performances

PHOTOS: Local churches set the stage for new dance performance

Carroll - Dance rehearsal Church of the Advocate

Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: This guy just climbed Eastern State Penitentiary

Carroll - Artist Alexander Rosenberg Climbing Eastern State Penitentiary

History

Autographed scoresheet from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game in Hershey up for auction

Wilt Chamberlain scoresheet

Penn Relays

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 125th Penn Relays

Carroll - 2019 Penn Relays

Family-Friendly

Penn Relays at Franklin Field celebrating 125 years

Carroll - The 124th Penn Relays

Transportation

Vintage steam train will run on SEPTA's Doylestown line for first time in 28 years

North Wales Steam Train Locomotive

Real Estate

Entire 1957 diner car in New Jersey for sale on eBay, if you can move it soon

Crossroads Diner NJ

Development

North Philly's historic Budd Company plant sold to New York developers

Budd Companies Main

Citizens Bank Park

Veterans Stadium's Liberty Bell returns to South Philly, 15 years later at Citizens Bank Park

Pass and Stow beer phillies

Trocadero Theatre

PHOTOS: 100 years of the Trocadero Theatre

Historic Trocadero Photos

History

Five new Pa. historical markers approved for Philadelphia

Carroll - Broad Street Station Historical Marker

St. Patrick's Day

Dating back to the 1950s, these photos show Philadelphia celebrating St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day in Philadelphia - Historic Images

Development

Apartments headed to South Street on former Royal Theater lot

scaffolding royal theater

Investigations

Reward up to $30,000 in search for Harrisburg museum’s stolen Civil War gun

Harrisburg Stolen Civil War Rifle

Opinion

Philadelphia Korean-American Day: Honoring a pioneer who fought for independence

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History

Watch this 92-year-old Packard sedan leave an abandoned Philadelphia factory after 40 years

Old Packard car in Germantown

Historic Philadelphia

PHOTOS: Then and now, Chinatown Philadelphia

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Politics

New Jersey is second state to require public schools to teach LGBTQ history

Gov. Phil Murphy marijuana leagalization

Museums

National Constitution Center to house permanent exhibit on Civil War

National Constitution Center

Books

A Dickens of a celebration

Carroll - Dickens Sculpture

History

244-year-old Philly newspaper, found at New Jersey Goodwill, headed to Old City

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Fire

Two-alarm fire damages historic Manayunk warehouse

paperworks philadelphia mill

History

30 years ago, man stole a SEPTA bus and took it on a wild ride

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History

Shipwreck from 19th century washes ashore on Stone Harbor beach

stone harbor jersey shore

Holiday

Christmas Day, watch a reenactment of when Washington crossed the Delaware

Washington Crossing

History

Museum honoring Harriet Tubman's life and legacy headed for Cape May

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Fitness

Score a discount on registration for 2019 Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run

Stock_Carroll - Valley Forge National Park

Odd News

This 170-year-old listicle details the best and worst Philadelphia brothels

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