Exactly forty-five years ago, the attention of the entire world was on three brave men going, as the saying goes, where no man had gone before.
Owners are not permitted to change the exterior in any way but can remodel inside to their hearts content.
A reënactor portraying Col. John Nixon read the words of the Declaration of Independence to hundreds assembled in Independence Park, behind Independence Hall.
The nation’s presidential and vice presidential flags are all embroidered by hand, and only in Philadelphia.
Author Elizabeth Mitchell says the iconic statue’s hand and torch made a trip to Philadelphia in 1876 to help raise fund for the project’s completion.
There was an abundance of music, costumes, and American flags, a celebration of the many cultures that make up this city.
In the midst of celebrations in Philadelphia, we caught up with “Thomas Jefferson” (Steve Edenbo, in full character) at the National Constitution Center.
Philadelphia marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by unveiling a new exhibit today at Philadelphia International Airport.
Biden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the “Celebration of Freedom” ceremony.
Nearly 40 students from Youth United for Change will attend the “Freedom 50″ conference, honoring the civil rights workers who signed up African-American voters in 1964, including the three who were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.
As demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.
Flag Day is coming up, and you’re invited to a big bash in the hometown of our national symbol.
“War is hell. No doubt about it,” said Harry Snyder (second from right in photo), now 92 years old.
Strawberry Mansion, the largest of the seven historic Fairmount Park houses, recently underwent a restoration, and you’re invited to visit.
There were fireworks, cannon volleys, and a full-dress parade outside a National Park Service building that is slated for demolition to make way for the new museum.