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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

(An actor protraying Continental Army colonel John Nixon reads the Declaration of Independence to a crowd gathered outside Independence Hall.  Photo by Rachael Grossman)

At Independence Hall, Echoes of a Public Proclamation 238 Years Ago

A reënactor portraying Col. John Nixon read the words of the Declaration of Independence to hundreds assembled in Independence Park, behind Independence Hall.

07/08/2014

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Descendants Of Declaration Of Independence Signers Tap The Liberty Bell

The annual tradition involving one of the most enduring symbols of this country’s freedom took place Friday.

07/04/2014

(Thomas Jefferson reënactor Steve Edenbo chats with visitors at the National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Controversy Erupts Over Punctuation in Declaration of Independence

In the midst of celebrations in Philadelphia, we caught up with “Thomas Jefferson” (Steve Edenbo, in full character) at the National Constitution Center.

07/04/2014

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Santorum: We’re Too Deferential To The Supreme Court

Chris Stigall spoke with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a variety of topics in advance of the Fourth of July.

07/02/2014

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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

Stigall Show Log 7.9.13

Chris discusses the possibility of a Hillary Clinton presidential run, Al-Jazeera’s controversial coverage of Egypt, and Bon Jovi’s donation of $1 million to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. He also talks to Dick Yuengling, from the Yuengling Brewery, about this Friday’s shore stop in Brigantine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/09/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.5.13

Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/05/2013

(Young descendents of signers of the Declaration of Independence, accompanied by Mayor Nutter, rear left, and other officials, wear white cotton gloves to protect the Liberty Bell from their ceremonial finger-taps.  Credit: Daniel Reinherz)

Liberty Bell Gets Its Annual Ceremonial July 4th ‘Ringing’ By Young VIPs

Descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence participated in the annual ceremonial Independence Day bell tapping ceremony at the Liberty Bell on Thursday.

07/05/2013

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Rare Piece Of American History On Display At Valley Forge National Park

Valley Forge National Park will celebrate the Fourth of July on Thursday by displaying a true copy of the Declaration of Independence, one of only two known to exist.

07/03/2013

A replica of the new $100 bill, set to be issued October 8, 2013. (Credit: United States Federal Reserve)

Former Counterfeiter Weighs in on Philly-Centric New $100 Bill Design

There’s a lot of Philadelphia in the new design, from Ben Franklin to Independence Hall, the Declaration of Independence, and the Liberty Bell. But it’s really all about thwarting counterfeiters.

04/26/2013

(Bobby Livingston of RR Auctions, wearing document-handling gloves, shows a group of visiting students some of the signatures being displayed prior to their auction.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Our Country’s Founding Fathers Come Together Again, Briefly, in Philadelphia

This collection of signatures of all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence heads to auction on December 15th.

11/13/2012

U.S. Army band at Independence Hall (Credit: Ian Bush)

Celebrating July 4th Where It All Began

A rousing ceremony at Independence Mall kicked off Philadelphia’s activities to mark this 4th of July in America’s birthplace.

07/04/2012

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Rare Piece Of American History On Display In Doylestown

During Fonthill Castle’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, people were able to get a glimpse of one of only two known authentic copies of the Declaration of Independence.

07/04/2012

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