Amy Grant shares the story behind the first legal theatrical performance in Philadelphia and its aftermath.
A large stone embedded in the wall of Old Swedes’ Church memorializes Adelaide DeLormerie, who died in the 1798 yellow fever epidemic.
Jim Murphy examines the life of this remarkable painter, inventor, soldier … and Philly’s first nude model.
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.
This daring Errol-Flynn-type character terrorized English ships.
If you’re traveling anywhere in center city, take a few minutes and treat yourself to The Dream Garden.
With a soaring 196-foot steeple, Christ Church is both a spectacular historic building … and living history at its best.
When it opened in 1926, the Ben Franklin was the longest suspension bridge in the world!
This quarantine station – “Ellis Island’s Great Grandfather” – helped protect Philadelphia residents for 94 years.