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.
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.
Philadelphia said goodbye on Tuesday to a relentless former councilwoman who always stood up for her neighborhoods in the Northeast.
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.
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.
Many working on their family trees are traveling to a church burial ground in the oldest part of Philadelphia as part of their research.
Many attempting to trace their ancestry are including church graveyards in their search, including locally at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City.
Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.
Christmas Eve in Old City featured two different reenactments of the humble beginnings of Christmas.