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Painting of U.S. President George Washington. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Author: Washington Didn’t Want To Become America’s First President

Chris Stigall talked to author Edward Larson on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his new book, The Return of George Washington, about Washington’s return to politics following the Revolutionary War.

10/13/2014

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New Exhibit At NCC Looks At Slavery Through Eyes Of Families Owned By Jefferson

The National Constitution Center opens a new exhibit Wednesday that tells the story of the six families of enslaved people owned by Thomas Jefferson.

04/08/2014

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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

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Celebrating Pecans

February gives you lots of reasons to celebrate pecans.

02/12/2013

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Tulip Poplar

At a property edge or woodland, the Tulip Poplar can provide great shade while attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

05/23/2012

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Authors Of New Book Trace History Of Prominent Philadelphia Museum

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is world-renowned and, marking its 200th anniversary, there’s now a book explaining all the hoopla.

04/23/2012

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The Atlas Society Hopes Country Can “Get Back To The Basics”

Politics is never as simple as Republican versus Democrat, especially to hold a view that neither party satisfies completely.

06/25/2011

(credit: Tiffany Yoon, Courtesy Of The Rock School)

School Kids Get A Holiday Treat From The Rock School Of Dance

A special kind of Nutcracker created just for kids is being performed this weekend by the Rock School of Dance Education of the Pennsylvania Ballet.

12/11/2010

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