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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

The Kimmel Center (credit: Wiki Commons)

Top Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Philadelphia

Every February, the City of Brotherly Love allows Philadelphians a chance to learn about and celebrate African American artists, authors, leaders and, most notably, those who have struggled against all odds to have the freedoms all Americans enjoy today.

02/01/2013

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1940 Census, Posted Online, Could Help Fill In The Branches On Your Family Tree

If you’ve ever wanted to research your family history, a treasure-chest of information is available now that the 1940 census available online.

04/02/2012

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Historical Society Of Pennsylvania Partners With Major Genealogy Website

Researching genealogy is a growing hobby and a Philadelphia organization will be right in the thick of things.

02/27/2012

(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

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