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Thomas Jefferson

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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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