Betsy Ross House
Betsy Ross would have been 263 years old on New Year’s Day.
The City of Philadelphia held a patriotic ceremony today in Old City today to remember the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks thirteen years ago.
Flag Day is coming up, and you’re invited to a big bash in the hometown of our national symbol.
Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!
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Tourists on the historical circuit were finding slim pickings today, with the major sites closed for the government funding crisis.
Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers sounded a bell in memory of all of the victims of September 11th, including first responders.
They hailed from 13 countries, one for each of the 13 colonies that became a part of the Union this day 237 years ago, as well as the 13 stars on the original flag created by Betsy Ross.
For the first time next month, galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, and other venues in Old City Philadelphia will be going to their sidewalks for a one-day festival.
As summer gets underway for the region’s schoolchildren, the tourism agency Historic Philadelphia wants to help parents fill the time off.
On Independence Mall, bystanders got a Flag Day surprise when members of the Fastrax Skydiving Team made a grand entrance from above, carrying gigantic American flags.
The ceremony served as a reminder on just how to handle Old Glory when it shouldn’t be used anymore.
This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with events and activities honoring local women of the past, present and future.
To enjoy the best weather and view the city at your leisure, head to these top spots for a great fall family getaway.
Tourism officials are touting some special — and possibly spooky — events coming up next month in Old City.