Nike Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag Canceled After Complaints Regarding Flag’s Ties To Slavery EraNike is canceling a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag from the late 18th century after the company received a complaint from a former NFL star.
Independence Historical Park Visitor's GuideHere are some important tips on visiting the city’s most popular and most important historical landmarks at Independence National Historical Park.
Winners Of Storytellers Contest Share Their Tales In Old CityNine-year-old Reagan Gaukler was one of dozens of child storytellers who entered this year's Once Upon A Nation Future Storytellers Contest.
Birthday Party in Old City Fêtes America's Premier FlagmakerBetsy Ross would have been 263 years old on New Year's Day.
Local Street Sign Misspells Name Of Famous Woman In American HistoryCheesesteaks, Billy Penn and the American flag...they're about as Philadelphia as it gets. But what about the woman who sewed that flag?
Creative 4th of July Parade Float IdeasFourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
Top Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month 2013 In PhiladelphiaThis March, celebrate Women's History Month with events and activities honoring local women of the past, present and future.
Philadelphia Pastry Shop Serves Up A Special July 4th TreatA Philadelphia pastry shop institution baked a free red, white and blue 'Happy Birthday America' cake, and served it up, along with plenty of cupcakes at the Independence Visitor Center.
Yummy History of Chocolate Coming To Betsy Ross HouseLisa Acker Moulder, director of the Betsy Ross House, says that from December 26th through 31st, they'll be hosting free historic chocolate-making demonstrations.
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Ninth 'Phillie Phanatic' Book For Children Unveiled At Independence MallThe Phanatic arrived today at the Independence Visitor Center wearing colonial-style clothing, to unveil the new book, "Phillie Phanatic's Philadelphia Story."