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Historic Philadelphia

Photo Credit: John McDevitt

Independence Hall Bell Chimes Once Again

If you were near Independence Mall on Friday afternoon, you would have heard the bell of the clock tower ringing for the first time in 18 months.

01/13/2012

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Historic Philadelphia Offers Low-Cost Activities To Bridge Gap Between Camp And School

With a lot of summer camps wrapping up and a good couple of weeks to go before Labor Day, what do you do with the kids for the rest of the summer? One organization suggests you go historic.

08/19/2011

(City Tavern, 138 South Second Street, at the corner of Walnut.  File photo)

Bidding Opened For New (Or Returning) Operator Of Old City’s City Tavern

The National Park Service is opening the bidding process for a new 10-year lease on the landmark property at 2nd and Walnut Streets.

07/11/2011

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The 4th Of July In Historic Philadelphia

Historic Philadelphia is the place to be this weekend, where you can visit the traveling “Civil War Road Show.” Amy Needle, the CEO of Historic Philadelphia, stopped by Talk Philly to talk about the events […]

07/01/2011

(As "Benjamin Franklin" watches, Independence National Historic Park superintendent Cynthia MacLeod addresses the graduating class of Historic Philadelphia's "Benstitute."  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Graduation Day For Philadelphia’s Historic Reënactors

The newest crop of Philadelphia historymakers and storytellers begin their work this Memorial Day weekend after graduating at a ceremony at the Betsy Ross House.

05/26/2011

(Robert Branch On Stage Playing Octavius Catto Credit: Karin Phillips)

Robert Branch Portrays Octavius Catto For Historic Philadelphia Event

Historic Philadelphia has a new history maker on its books, thanks, in large part, to the zeal of the actor for the part.

02/27/2011

(Photo by Paul Kurtz)

“George Washington” Gets A Birthday Party In Old City Philadelphia

“This is absolutely delicious,” said a George Washington reënactor after plowing into a honkin’ piece of chocolate mousse birthday cake served up by Martha.

02/17/2011

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