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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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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012

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Top Historical Spots In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is more than just the City of Brotherly Love, it’s the birthplace of our nation. If you only have a day or two to take in the city’s sites, these five stops need to be on your itinerary.

06/18/2012

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Black Panther Party Co-Founder Bobby Seale Talks About His Legacy And The Future Of The Party

Seale says the Black Panther principals are relevant today. In fact, he says Occupy Wall Street protesters cite many of the same demands the panthers set forth more than four decades ago:.

10/30/2011

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Philadelphia’s First Firefighters Recognized On Market Street With Commemorative Sidewalk Sign

The Pennsylvania Historical Society has unveiled an historical marker in front of 221 Market Street to commemorate the original volunteer firefighters in the city of Philadelphia.

10/01/2011

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Hundreds Gather For Reading Of Declaration 235 Years After Independence

Hundreds gathered at noon in Independence Square, at the same place and time where Colonel John Nixon first read the Declaration of Independence 235 years ago.

07/08/2011

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Why Philadelphia Is The Nation’s Cradle Of Liberty

Steve Frank, historian at the National Constitution Center, says it was no mistake that the events of the Revolutionary War were intimately tied to Philadelphia.

07/04/2011

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