History & Heritage in Philadelphia & The Countryside PA

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  • U.S. Route 1 (Baltimore Pike) at Ring Road Chadds Ford, PA 19317
    610-459-3342
    The Battle of Brandywine on Sept. 11, 1777 was the largest single day land battle of the American Revolution. Tours include an introductory video, exhibits, discussion of battle tactics and...
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  • 131 Mill St. Bristol, PA 19007
    215-788-4288
    “Welcome Friend” has served Bristol as a motto since a wooden sign greeted the Marquis de Lafayette on his “Farewell Tour of America” in 1824. The original sign still hangs within the...
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  • 4501 Durham Rd., Rte. 412 Kintnersville, PA 18930
    610-847-8948
    Several paranormal investigative teams have done research at The Bucksville House and have found evidence of "friendly" spirits. Bring your digital cameras to possibly get some "orbs."
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  • 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-561-1313
    The principal Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop.
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  • 1330 W. Berks St, Fl 1 Philadelphia, PA 19122-6087
    215-204-6632
    Accumulated by the eponymous scholar over three decades, the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection has materials on the global black experience in all formats: books, pamphlets, journals,...
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  • 8230 Old York Road Elkins Park, PA 19027
    215-887-6200
    Cheltenham Township, located 20 minutes from Center City, Phila, offers sophisticated services in beautiful surroundings. The community has nearly 500 acres of parkland & many recreation...
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  • 225 North High Street West Chester, PA 19380
    610-692-4800
    Chester County Historical Society is a vibrant place where people encounter, explore and learn about the past. With diverse audiences and Chester County's unique heritage at its core, Chester...
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  • 1685 Art School Rd. Chester Springs, PA 19425-1402
    610-827-7414
    In the 19th century Margaret Holman owned and managed a fashionable spa with 3 hotels. She brought in world class entertainers such as Jenny Lind, "the Swedish nightingale." In the post Civil War...
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  • 8709 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19118-2716
    215-247-0417
    Situated along Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill is an official historic district, and home to more than 100 architecturally significant residences, parks and gardens, the Woodmere...
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  • 1837 University Cir., P.O. Box 200 Cheyney, PA 19319
    610-399-2275
    Founded in 1837 as the Institute for Colored Youth, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is the oldest of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America. The founding of Cheyney...
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