Jim Murphy takes you behind the scenes of one of historian David McCullough’s favorite historic Philadelphia buildings.
Jim Murphy takes a look at the marvelous U.S. Custom House … and the eagles that protect it.
Jim Murphy looks at a local hero – who conquered the brutal Barbary pirates – and later died in a duel.
Jim Murphy examines the spot where over one million people once entered the U.S.
Jim Murphy looks one of the city’s largest industrial relics … and the story behind it.
Jim Murphy examines the life of this remarkable painter, inventor, soldier … and Philly’s first nude model.
Jim Murphy goes looking for a historical bronze plaque at the home of famed Quaker leader Francis Daniel Pastorius.
Jim Murphy digs into the life of famous black businessman James Forten …and discovers that wasn’t his original name.
Jim Murphy looks at the life of colonial master builder Robert Smith … and his enormous visual impact on our city.
There’s much more to this deceptively simple, skyscraper with the famous neon sign than meets the eye. It’s timeless!
Books, prints, periodicals, photos or ephemera from Colonial America through the 19th century.
Longfellow’s poem still has people searching for the tombs of the Acadian heroine and her lost lover Gabriel.