The Dream Garden

The Dream Garden

If you’re traveling anywhere in center city near Independence Hall, take a few minutes and treat yourself to The Dream Garden.

City Hall

Whether you love it or hate it –Philadelphia’s remarkable City Hall is unique, impressive and a world leader in several categories.

James Thomas and his family

Amy Grant writes about James Thomas, an early settler in Philadelphia who owned several acres of land in Southwark.

Christ Church

With a soaring 196-foot steeple that towers over newer structures nearby, Christ Church is both a spectacular historic building … and living history at its best.

Philly History Museum

The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

The Philadelphia History Museum, which reopened in September 2012, has over 100,000 items in its vast collection.

Ben Franklin Bridge

The Ben Franklin Bridge

When it opened in 1926, the Ben Franklin was the longest suspension bridge in the world!

The Fairmount Water Works

The Fairmount Water Works offers visitors breathtaking views, innovative architecture and a unique look at municipal problem-solving.

Welcome Park

Considering all that William Penn did for Philadelphia and our nation – while living here less than four years – he is seriously unappreciated by the very city he founded.

The Lazaretto

Americas oldest quarantine station – “Ellis Island’s Great Grandfather” – helped protect Philadelphia residents for 94 years.

‘Liberty 360’ Adds a New Dimension to Learning

A few steps from Independence Hall, state-of-the-art technology is making Philadelphia’s history come alive in powerful new ways for young and old alike.

National Museum of American Jewish History

After watching the National Museum of American Jewish History’s glass and terra cotta building rising along 5th Street below Market for what seemed like ages, Jim Murphy was anxious to see what was inside.

Ignatius Beck

Ignatius “Nace” Beck was a common man forced by prejudiced state of affairs to uncommon levels of accomplishment and action.