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American Philosophical Society Museum

A statue of George Washington looks over a group of demonstrators on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on July 30, 2000, in Philadelphia. An unidentified National Park Law Enforcement Ranger stands guard at Independence Hall. (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Important Places To The People Who Built Philadelphia

Philadelphia is so renowned for hosting historical sites that are integral to the founding of this great nation that it’s easy to overlook the men and women who made them important. Find out who made this city what it is today.


Dr. Sue Ann Prince stands inside the new greenhouse exibit. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Futuristic Greenhouse Exibit Opens To The Public In Old City

A unique free greenhouse exhibit is taking root near 5th and Chestnut Streets in historic Philadelphia.