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From the birth of America to the Phillies finally winning the World Series, information about the history of Philadelphia.
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Musical Artist From Philadelphia
A list of famous musicians and performers from Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Firsts
Philadelphia Firsts and Other Distinctions

Independence Hall in Philadelphia
Visiting Independence Hall

The Top 10 Historic Philadelphia Attractions
Philadelphia's Old City area is filled with original Revolutionary War buildings, museums and more. Find out which ones are not to be missed.

Historic Germantown in Philadelphia
Home to stops on the Underground Railroad, Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, and the country’s first paper mill, Germantown is rich with history.

Haunted Philadelphia
A guide to some of the city's creepiest locations.

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia
Eastern State Penitentiary

City Hall in Philadelphia
For many years it was the tallest building in Philadelphia, but City Hall is small in today’s skyline. Yet it remains one of the city’s most architecturally impressive and unique buildings.

It All Began in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
It's where our nation was born in 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed in Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A Walking Tour of Independence National Historical Park
Our suggested route to visit some of Philadelphia's most famous historic attractions.

Valley Forge National Historic Park
Valley Forge National Historic Park offers a glimpse into American history amid a picturesque 3,600-acre landscape.

Philadelphia's Architectural Tradition
An examination of Philadelphia's 17th and 18th century architecture.

Famous Philadelphians - Benjamin Franklin
Over 300 years old and still relevant: writer, inventor and statesman Ben Franklin.

Independence National Historic Park
From the National Park Service, visitor information for some of Philadelphia's most famous historic attractions, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Philadelphia's Gay Scene
Gay Philadelphia -Being Gay in Philadelphia - Philly's gay scene

Behind the Whiz: The History of the Philly Cheesesteak

The History Behind the Philadelphia Soft Pretzel
The history of the Philadelphia soft pretzel.

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