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American History

(Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln.")

Films Show More Human Sides Of Our Presidents

Films about our presidents, such as Lincoln have gained artistic recognition and the website “Screen Junkies’’ shares some best choices.

02/18/2013

(World War 2 app)

Timeline: World War 2

The Greatest Generation historically hasn’t gotten a lot of attention from the app world, but that has changed with this Timeline app.

08/16/2012

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Documentary Film About SS United States Conjures Up Memories

On Friday night, a documentary film about the record-breaking maiden voyage of the S.S. United States premiered as part of on-going efforts to preserve, and eventually repurpose the ship into a floating museum.

06/16/2012

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Guide To Local War Of 1812 Bicentennial Events

These regional events are being held to commemorate a 200-year-old war during nationwide bicentennial celebrations. Here’s where you’ll find them in Pennsylvania and neighboring states.

05/23/2012

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

Founding Fathers Were Founding Gardeners

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams weren’t just Presidents, they were also great gardeners.

02/20/2012

(Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

The Civil War Today App

History buffs, rejoice! The Civil War Today app gives day by day updates of the Civil War as it happened 150 years ago.

01/05/2012

Artist and sculptor Gregory Marra is working on a big project to celebrate America's birth. (photo provided)

Sculptor Uses Statues To Tell Story Of America’s Birth

Bucks County artist and sculptor Gregory Marra has plans to tell the story of America’s birth in a rather unique way: with statues of historic figures.

11/03/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

(Photo by John McDevitt)

Ceremony Honors America’s Little-Known ‘First Ballerina’ At Philadelphia Cemetery

It took more than a hundred years, but “America’s first ballerina” now has a gravestone.

05/19/2011

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