This grand hotel in central PA is named after the founder of “The Sweetest Place on Earth.” What is it called?
11/18/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
This Philadelphia penny newspaper quickly became one of the most widely circulated in the country. What was it called?
11/9/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
11/2/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
This religious organization met for many years at "Harmonial Hall" and practiced spirit rappings. Who were they?
10/26/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
A nearly-forgotten pioneer, this mountaineer served as the president of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia. Who was he?
10/20/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, Environment and Nature, Philadelphia, Recreation and Sport, Science and MedicineComments: 0
In 1972, the disguised "Dr. Henry Anonymous" addressed the American Psychiatric Association in support of declassifying homosexuality as a mental illness. Who was the man behind the mask?
10/13/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 20th century, 21st century, Civil Rights, Philadelphia, Politics, Science and Medicine, WomenComments: 0
10/8/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, Architecture, Business, Government and civics, Industry, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PoliticsComments: 0
Known as the "Little Bishop," this man helped found the first Italian American Catholic parish. Who was he?
9/22/15Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
With the motto, “What Fools These Mortals Be!” the first successful humor magazine in the U.S. launched in 1876. What was it called?
9/14/15Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, Arts and Culture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PoliticsComments: 0
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.