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Underground Railroad

(A manhole with a translucent cover led to an underground chamber discovered this week in West Chester, Pa.   Photo provided by West Chester BID)

Mystery of Hidden Underground Chamber In West Chester Remains Unsolved

A West Chester public works crew found the room hidden under a sidewalk along Church Street in the dowtown area.

10/17/2013

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Jacobs Chapel Opens Its Doors And Unveils 200 Years Of History

Jacobs Chapel used to be a stop on the Underground Railroad and was at the center of a thriving Black community in South Jersey called “Colemantown” and now the church is opening its doors today to uncover nearly 200 years of history.

10/05/2013

(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

(Ranger Renee Albertoli asks question to kids Hoping to earn the park's latest trading card. Credit: John McDevitt)

Independence National Historical Park Unveils Latest Earn And Learn Trading Card

Independence National Historical Park unveiled its latest earn and learn trading card. The program is designed to help kids connect with the faces, places and stories represented in the park.

06/01/2013

Harriet Tubman

Local Organization Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of Harriet Tubman

The Harriet Tubman Journey Committee is presenting its inaugural two mile walk, ride, run and race to recognize the 100th anniversary of the death of the most famous Underground Railroad conductor.

03/09/2013

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Gettysburg

Gettysburg is a weekend destination that’s less than a three hour drive from most of the Delaware Valley. It’s also the ideal spot to explore the history, colorful town, challenging golf and memorable meals of the area.

10/26/2012

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Cambridge, MD

Cambridge is the ideal spot for exploring the historic Eastern Shore region and enjoying a pampered getaway lifestyle.

10/18/2012

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