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.
By Tim Jimenez PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After an 18-month wait, a historic bell will toll tomorrow on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. No, not that bell. This one is called the Centennial Bell, and it hangs […]
The United States Constitution turns 225 this year, and the National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall, has lined up a year’s worth of events to mark the anniversary.
Lisa Acker Moulder, director of the Betsy Ross House, says that from December 26th through 31st, they’ll be hosting free historic chocolate-making demonstrations.
For traditional 17th-century fare this Thanksgiving, how about a getaway to this old Virginia colony?