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Philadelphia’s Most Interesting Churches

Whether you are looking into the churches of Philly for spiritual reasons, historical significance or just because you admire their architecture, here are a few standouts worth a visit.

07/29/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Celebration Of Family, Friends And Faith On Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve services took place all around the Delaware Valley Tuesday, including at historic Christ Church in Old City — where the kids were the stars of the show.

12/24/2013

(Joan Krajewski in 2008.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Friends, Family Remember Philadelphia City Councilwoman

Philadelphia said goodbye on Tuesday to a relentless former councilwoman who always stood up for her neighborhoods in the Northeast.

09/04/2013

(Ahava Zarembski, founder of the N3RD St. Farmer's Market, outside Christ Church.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: N3rd Market, Night Market, and Lobsterfest

A weekly farmers’ market opens in Old City, a West Philadelphia restaurant holds a seafood extravaganza for charity, and a nonprofit organization readies for its third nighttime market event of the season.

08/08/2013

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Famous Gravesites

Philadelphia is not a city that has organized tours of the final resting places of the famous that travel from one cemetery or burial ground to the next, so you’ll need to do it on your own. Here’s a guide to the burial sites of the famous in the Philadelphia area.

06/06/2011

(The gravestone of Daniel Harrison in the Christ Church Burial Ground, 5th and Arch Streets, in Old City Philadelphia.  Photos by John McDevitt)

Historic Philadelphia Graveyard A Magnet For Genealogy Researchers

Many working on their family trees are traveling to a church burial ground in the oldest part of Philadelphia as part of their research.

05/03/2011

(The gravestone of Daniel Harrison is just one of many at Christ Church in Old City that people look at in search of clues to their genealogy. Credit: John McDevitt)

Genealogy And Graveyards: Many Look To Old City Burial Ground For Answers

Many attempting to trace their ancestry are including church graveyards in their search, including locally at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City.

05/02/2011

Arch Street Friends House

Top Historic Sacred Spots In Philadelphia

Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.

01/12/2011

Live Nativity at Old First Reformed Church of Christ in Old City (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Christmas Origins Reenacted In Old City

Christmas Eve in Old City featured two different reenactments of the humble beginnings of Christmas.

12/24/2010

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