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Legend says that in 1682, William Penn met with a group of Native Americans to form a treaty. Where did they meet?
17th century, Colonial period, Native American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, William Penn Treaty TreeComments: 1
The RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago, taking with it several members of the George D. Widener family. Which family member survived?
In 1687, the Morris family of Philadelphia opened one of the city's first businesses. What kind of business was it?
17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, Business, Francis Perot's Sons Malting Company, Industry, PhiladelphiaComments: 2
Eighty years ago, a professional women's baseball team was formed in Philadelphia. Its name came from a popular hairstyle of the time. Can you guess its name?
20th century, 21st century, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Bobbies, Recreation and Sport, WomenComments: 2
Processing Adopt-a-Collections Continues: The Papers of Frank Gordon Bradley and the Brake and Wineman families
In what year was the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) founded?
19th century, 20th century, Academy of Natural Sciences, Environment and Nature, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Science and MedicineComments: 2
Who helped construct the Cambria Iron Works in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and worked for Bethlehem Steel?
Wealthy merchant and landowner William Bingham helped establish what landmark institution in Philadelphia in 1781?