In honor of the 306th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth, park rangers from Independence National Historical Park were demonstrating a musical instrument invented by Dr. Franklin.
When completed, the new Benjamin Franklin Museum will be underground — below the area known as “Franklin Court,” just off Fourth and Market Streets.
Patriotism echoed off Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Pavilion, as thousands witnessed a program begun with a Buddhist invocation and ended with Mayor Nutter’s call for an American Education Revolution.
The Phanatic arrived today at the Independence Visitor Center wearing colonial-style clothing, to unveil the new book, “Phillie Phanatic’s Philadelphia Story.”
With a $5,000 federal emergency management grant they got to attract recruits, Cheltenham Township made and posted a series of short videos showing the joys and camaraderie of volunteer firefighting.
Many working on their family trees are traveling to a church burial ground in the oldest part of Philadelphia as part of their research.
With a big “huzzah,” rides on the famous carousel, and presents for other five-year-olds, Franklin Square on Friday celebrated its fifth anniversary since a multimillion-dollar makeover.
A special kind of Nutcracker created just for kids is being performed this weekend by the Rock School of Dance Education of the Pennsylvania Ballet.
by KYW’s Lynne Adkins Liberty 360, a 3-dimensional film featuring Ben Franklin on a 360-degree panoramica screen was to begin during the city’s big July 4th weekend, but Amy Needle, president and CEO of Historic […]