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Home Run Derby Honors GW High Student Who Died Of Leukemia

Annual Home Run Derby benefits CHOP and honors GW High student who died of Leukemia.

04/16/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Valley Forge Park

George Washington would be on familiar ground if he visited his still pristine winter encampment site at nearby Valley Forge. Here’s what you’ll find during a day trip or weekend fling.

04/04/2013

(George Washington's marquee.  Photo provided)

Philadelphia’s Revolutionary War Museum Readies A Replica Artifact For Publicity

The project is a replica of a type of field tent called a marquee. The original (photo), in which George Washington spent a lot of his time as general of the Revolutionary Army, is in the museum’s collection.

04/01/2013

Fran Dunphy

Temple Gears Up For A-10 Tournament

Temple comes into the post-season hot, having won seven straight games heading into the A-10 tournament.

03/13/2013

Washington Crossing

Philadelphia-Based Architect Hired To Develop Plan For Historic Pa. Park

Pennsylvania’s Historical and Museum Commission has hired a Philadelphia-based architect to develop a long-term plan for Washington Crossing Historic Park in Bucks County.

02/23/2013

(Constitution Center picture by Steve Tawa)

The National Constitution Center Highlights The American Presidency

Presidents Day is next week but this week there’s some hands-on history taking place this week at the National Constitution Center.

02/13/2013

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Celebrating Pecans

February gives you lots of reasons to celebrate pecans.

02/12/2013

(The statue of Don Quixote, at 2nd and Girard.  Photo from Historical Society of Pa.)

Positively Philadelphia: Our City of Little-Known Monuments

You probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others…

02/10/2013

Khalif Wyatt #1 of the Temple Owls reacts after a play against the South Florida Bulls during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wyatt, Temple Beat George Washington 55-53

Temple beat George Washington 55-53 on Wednesday night.

01/17/2013

Khalif Wyatt #1 of the Temple Owls celebrates with teammates Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson #32 and Scootie Randall #33 after hitting a basket against Syracuse Orange during the Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden. Temple Owls defeated the Syracuse Orange 83-79. (Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dunphy Says GW Is ‘Not An Easy Place To Play’

Temple will look to make it two straight Atlantic 10 wins on Wednesday night when they visit George Washington.

01/15/2013

Roman Catholic's Will Fuller (credit: By Joseph Santoliquito)

A Great Showdown Looms Between Two Of Nation’s Best

Top 10 Week of Sept. 28, 2012 1. St. Joseph’s Prep (Record: 3-0. Previous Week: 1. Weeks Rated: 3.) 2. La Salle (Record: 4-0. Previous Week: 2. Weeks Rated: 5.) 3. Downingtown East (Record: 4-0. […]

09/27/2012

(The Philadelphia History Museum is located at 15 South Seventh Street, in center city.  Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Museum of Philadelphia History To Reopen After 3-Year Makeover

It’s now called the “Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent.”

09/18/2012

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Perkiomen Trail

Here’s a local hiking-biking getaway that gives you an overnight option.

08/16/2012

(National Museum of American Jewish History Curator Josh Perelman at the George Washington Exhibit, Photo Provided)

Positively Philadelphia: George Washington Exhibit At Jewish History Museum

The new exhibit highlights the importance of religous freedoms to the founding fathers.

06/24/2012

(The Deshler-Morris House, in Germantown, considered to be the oldest surviving official presidential residence in the country. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Germantown’s Deshler-Morris House, Oldest Surviving ‘White House,’ Reopens Saturday

“Technically speaking, (this is) the oldest presidential home that’s still standing today,” says National Park Service park ranger Matt Ifill.

04/06/2012

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