4/18/16Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, Abolition, African American, Civil Rights, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, SlaveryComments: 0
Known as Connie Mack Stadium after 1953, what was the original name of the onetime home to Philadelphia's Athletics and Phillies?
4/12/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
In 1858, Bucks County resident Susan Parry graduated from the first medical school in the nation to award M.D. degree to women. What was its name?
4/4/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
In 1849, Henry "Box" Brown shipped himself in a wooden crate from Richmond, Virginia, to Philadelphia. Why did he do this?
3/27/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
This Civil War physician pioneered the treatment of nerve injuries and coined the term "phantom limb." Who was he?
3/20/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Founded in 1882, this organization is one of the first in the U.S. dedicated to the care of children. What was its name?
3/14/16Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, African American, Community and Public Service, Government and civics, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Politics, WomenComments: 2
On March 2, 1916, the Philadelphia Orchestra performed the American premiere of "The Symphony of a Thousand." Who composed this work?
3/7/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
2/29/16Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Before merging with HSP in 2002, this organization documented ethnic and immigrant experiences in the United States. What was its name?
2/22/16Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, 20th century, African American, Arts and Culture, Ethnic history, PhiladelphiaComments: 0
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Look for these history stories every Sunday in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The stories, called Memory Stream, are published in the Currents section of the newspaper.