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Benjamin Franklin     View
This page gives brief highlights of the life of Benjamin Franklin.

SoundAboutPhilly     View
A "series of free, customizable sound-seeing tours told by 'real' Philadelphians. The stories are accompanied by dynamic mapping, audio, text and vivid photography that provide a more intimate illustration of Philadelphia." Tours include ...

Eastern State Penitentiary     View
Website for this U.S. National Historic Landmark in Philadelphia that was a former state prison (1829-1970). Features a virtual tour, photos, timeline, list of famous inmates (such as Al Capone), and a condensed and a voluminous history. Also include ...     View
Combined online editions of two Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, newspapers: The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. Includes a searchable archive of articles dating back to 1978 (text of articles requires fee).

Philadelphia Oddities     View
Descriptions of some of the "little-known, off-beat fascinating gems" in Philadelphia. Items include the University of Pennsylvania's ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) from 1946, the Wistar brain collection, the giant sli ...

The Forten House     View
Details about African American abolitionist and businessman James Forten and the house in Philadelphia he owned. Features background about Forten, a sailmaker, and other members of his household, and information about selected items from the home. Al ...

Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution     View
This site covers the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777, including the March to Brandywine, the Battle of Brandywine, the Battle of the Clouds, the Paoli Massacre, the March to Germantown, and the Battle of Germantown. It also has information on Fort Mif ...

Tinicum Rear Range Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
"This 80-foot tall black, skeletal tower was built to range with the Billingsport Light along the banks of the Delaware River not too far south of Philadelphia, PA. It currently is surrounded by Little League baseball fields."

Philly Future - Philadelphia Blogs     View
Interested in Philadelphia? Philly Future is a collection of online writers, commentators and community bloggers writing about news, opinion, sport and arts and entertainment in the Greater Philadelphia region. Includes many links to resources for th ...

Philadelphia Historical Digital Image Library     View
This site has more than 3,000 images related to the study of medicine and the history of Philadelphia. These 19th and early 20th century images are searchable by topic, location, time, creator, or any combination. Topics include medical labs, alumni, ...



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