The New York Public Library acquired what is believed to be Pennsylvania’s copy in 1896.
“Spy: The Exhibit, The Secret World of Espionage” opens Saturday.
The mayor read a proclamation congratulating the Philadelphia Defender Association, which has been providing free representation to Philadelphians for 80 years.
Philadelphia is a historic city that offers numerous places to immerse yourself in history, from where the Declaration of Independence was signed to the Liberty Bell and the National Constitution Center. Here are some of the best places to learn in Philadelphia.
The nearly 13,000-pound bell was removed from its tower at 3rd and Chestnut Streets today to make way for a new Revolutionary War museum.
“Probably his most famous saying is, ‘A penny saved is a penny earned,’ but he really did not say that,” notes a local man who portrays the Founding Father.
As part of its ongoing exhibition of craft brewing in Philadelphia, a center city museum on Thursday night is hosting a beer tasting event with three local experts who will talk about the city’s centuries-long love affair with beer.
January 1st, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the first document that put the US government in official opposition to slavery.
This collection of signatures of all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence heads to auction on December 15th.
Students at Friends Academy in Westampton, NJ spent the summer reading up on the early 19th-century exploration of the American West. History teachers have centered on the project.
The remains of five Irish immigrants unearthed a decade ago near Paoli, Pa. were today transported to a cemetery for burial this coming Friday.
This week, Civil War buffs will be observing a reënactment of the most significant naval battle in US waters -– the clash between the “Monitor” and the “Merrimack,” on the Chesapeake Bay.
A getaway to the nearby Chesapeake Bay this summer could put visitors on a working crab boat, on the trail of Captain John Smith.
Council’s Rules Committee gave an initial okay to a zoning change for the southwest corner of Third and Chestnut Streets.
The “Washington’s Birthday Encampment and Pilgrimage” is the oldest continuous scouting event in the world.