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Arts & Culture

Lucy the Elephant receives $500,000 grant from National Park Service for restoration project

Lucy the Elephant restoration project

Arts & Culture

Rare 'Reynolds Pamphlet' among Alexander Hamilton documents up for auction

Alexander Hamilton Auction

Festival

Chestnut Hill Conservancy illuminates Germantown Avenue for Night of Lights this October

Night of Lights

Arts & Culture

Photo exhibit of razed Philly buildings is a call to action, artist says

Stop Demolishing Philly

History

Rare, Alexander Hamilton-signed historical documents to be sold at Philly auction

Alexander Hamilton documents auction Philly

Donations

Rep. Andy Kim donates blue suit from the Capitol insurrection to the Smithsonian

Andy Kim Smithsonian

Prevention

Benjamin Franklin championed science after a smallpox divided Colonial America over inoculation

Benjamin Franklin Smallpox

Holiday

Philly hosted the first Fourth of July celebration — with fireworks, of course

July 4th Fireworks

Arts & Culture

Rare signers' copy of Declaration of Independence fetches $4.42 million at auction

Declaration Philly Auction

Education

South Philly's Andrew Jackson School to be renamed for Fanny Jackson Coppin

Andrew Jackson School name change

Arts & Culture

Harriet Tubman museum opens in Cape May on Juneteenth

Harriet Tubman

Government

Rare signers' copy of Declaration of Independence to be sold at Philly auction

Declaration Philly Auction

Arts & Culture

Philly auction house to sell rare Benjamin Franklin medallions made in 18th century

ben franklin medallion auction

Social Media

Philly iceberg meme will test your obscure knowledge of the city

Philly iceberg Photo

Investigations

Beaver statue, historical plaque stolen from Delco borough

Delco Beaver Statue

Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary night tours, beer garden coming this summer

Eastern State Night Tours Summer

History

50-ton First Amendment tablet to find new home at Philly's National Constitution Center

Constitution First Amendment

History

Three new Pa. historical markers approved for Philadelphia in 2021

Philly Historical Markers 2021

Museums

Eastern State Penitentiary reopening with expanded tour offerings

eastern state penitentiary reopening

Education

Cherry Hill school district becomes first in N.J. to require African American history course in high school

Cherry Hill Black History

History

Historic Philly newspaper with iconic 'Unite or Die' masthead up for auction

Unite or Die cartoon

Illness

Comparing death tolls from COVID-19 to past wars is fraught with incongruences

Normandy Cemetery WWII

History

Cape May's century-old 'ghost tracks' unearthed during snowstorm

Railroad Tracks Jersey Shore

Education

South Philly's Andrew Jackson School community getting chance to distance itself from namesake's troubling past

Andrew Jackson School Renamed

Development

National Historic Landmark to become Guild House boutique hotel

Guild House hotel

Impeachment

With an impeachment trial date set but Trump already out of the White House, what does he stand to lose?

trump impeachment trial consequences

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day weekend at Betsy Ross House includes romance, cocktails

Betsy Ross House Valentine's Day

Photography

Pennsylvania photographers asked to submit photos for virtual COVID-19 history exhibit

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Photography

2020 Election

Delaware's Sarah McBride to become nation's first transgender state senator

Delaware transgender state senator

Museums

Battleship New Jersey reopening with self-guided weekend tours

battleship new jersey reopens

Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary offering nighttime tours this fall

Eastern State Night Tours

Podcasts

'The Alley Cast' podcast features the people of Philly's historic Elfreth's Alley

Elfreth's Alley

Museums

'When Women Lost the Vote' opening at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

History

New Jersey coin dealer set to auction rare 1794 'Flowing Hair Silver Dollar' minted in Philly

1794 Silver Dollar auction

Museums

National Constitution Center offering month of free admission

Constitution Center

Health Stories

Mütter Museum artifacts shine light on Civil War-era smallpox vaccine

Mutter Museum Smallpox

History

Kensington's historic milk bottle flashing refurbished look

harbison milk bottle new

Art

Penn tearing down statue of slavery advocate George Whitefield

penn whitefield statue

Food & Drink

Penn Museum hosting virtual tour and beer tasting

Penn Museum Ancient Alcohol event

Illness

Compare the flu pandemic of 1918 and COVID-19 with caution

Spanish Flu COVID-19

Museums

Explore the National Constitution Center from your own home

National Constitution Center tour

Entertainment

Museum of the American Revolution offering virtual spring break experience

Museum of the American Revolution

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