Philadelphia Schoolkids Share Their Knowledge at National History Day EventHundreds of children were showing their smarts and their creativity at a history competition being held, today and tomorrow, at the National Constitution Center.
A Long Oversight Corrected: Philadelphia To Get An Official Veterans' Day ParadeNoted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it's almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don't have an official Veterans' Day parade.
Philadelphia's Jewish History Museum Spotlights George Washington's Efforts For Religious FreedomA spokeswoman says Washington's letter restating his now-famous famous words, "to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance," underscored his committment to freedom.
Philadelphia's Union League Commemorates Lincoln's Birthday, 206 Years OnDespite the frigid weather conditions, about 75 people, led by Union cavalry reënactors, marched from Broad Street to Independence Hall.
Philadelphia Will Extend Its Long History of Hosting Political ConventionsThe Democratic convention has been held here twice previously, and the Republican convention six times.
Philadelphia Will Host 2016 Democratic National ConventionThe Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia as the city to host its presidential nominating convention, to be held the week of July 25th, 2016.
2015 Presidents Day Events GuideWhat better place to celebrate Presidents’ Day than in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation?
Birthday Party in Old City Fêtes America's Premier FlagmakerBetsy Ross would have been 263 years old on New Year's Day.
Teachers Applaud New Outline For AP HistoryThe outline for AP high school history has been rewritten, a change being widely applauded by teachers and college professors.
Ongoing Series Highlights Local History of Underground RailroadThe Moonstone Arts Center is hosting a festival of events that tells the rich history of the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia.
Tree at Future American Revolution Museum Dedicated to Visionary FounderThe tree was dedicated to the founding father of the museum, philanthropist Gerry Lenfest (at left in photo).
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River TrailWant to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here's an ideal getaway just minutes from home.
Montco Measurment Company Makes Digital Image of Washington MonumentA 2011 earthquake along the East Coast caused extensive damage to the Washington Monument. Now, an Abington company is helping to preserve the tourist attraction.
In Haddonfield, NJ, Digging Into Early U.S. HistoryDozens of volunteers and professional archeologists have been working side by side in Haddonfield, NJ, to uncover pieces of history from more than two centuries ago.
Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National ConventionAbout 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.