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Thousands Watch Actors Recreate Washington’s River Trek

Thousands of people lined the banks of the river Wednesday to watch the 61st reenactment of that historic moment on Christmas Day in 1776.

12/25/2013

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Battlefields With A View: Top 5 N.Y. Wartime Heritage Adventures

Much of America’s story was forged on domestic battlefields. Honor those who died for our freedom with a wartime heritage site visit.

07/01/2013

(Belmont Mansion.  File photo)

Historic Belmont Mansion In Financial Danger As Construction Project Falters

The iconic estate has a history going back to the Revolutionary War, and was a stop on the Underground Railroad. The group that runs the site is suing a contractor over a partially completed addition.

06/20/2013

National Constitution Center

Constitution Center Deal Will Bring an Original ‘Bill of Rights’ to Philadelphia

The New York Public Library acquired what is believed to be Pennsylvania’s copy in 1896.

05/22/2013

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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

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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

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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

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