Annual Reading of Declaration of Independence Draws Hundreds in Old CityIt was on this date, 239 years ago, that residents of the colonies heard the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence, bringing the high-stakes rebellion into the spotlight.
Gay Rights Activists Mark Landmark 1965 Demonstration In PhillyActivists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement.
The Nation's Birthplace Revs Up Once Again For America's BirthdayIndependence Day isn't until Saturday, but Philadelphia's Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway on Friday morning.
City and Church Leaders Note Significance of Pope's Independence Hall StopWith Independence Hall as a backdrop, the pontiff is expected to reach out to the anticipated 30,000-50,000 spectators to talk about immigration issues.
MLK Day March In Center City To Focus On Social Justice IssuesThe demonstration set for Monday afternoon is called the MLK Day of Action, Resistance and Empowerment, or MLK DARE.
Philadelphia's Top Guided Tours (Even For Locals)For the best of the best guided tours, check out these extraordinary sights and attractions that even veteran Philadelphians should appreciate.
Montco Measurment Company Makes Digital Image of Washington MonumentA 2011 earthquake along the East Coast caused extensive damage to the Washington Monument. Now, an Abington company is helping to preserve the tourist attraction.
Federal Study Shows History Still Big Economic Engine For Philadelphia A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city's economy.
VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act AnniversaryVice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation's birthplace.
VP Biden Will Take Part in Philadelphia's July 4th Ceremonies This YearBiden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the "Celebration of Freedom" ceremony.
Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyIn celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
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