In 1821, Thomas P. Cope began a freight and passenger service that sailed between what two port cities in Pennsylvania and England?
10/10/11Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 18th century, 19th century, Abolition, Community and Public Service, Education, Government and civics, Industry, PhiladelphiaComments: 0
What influential Philadelphia publishing house once produced The Saturday Evening Post and Ladies’ Home Journal?
10/3/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
The Gondos Company, a general contracting firm, designed which two famous hotels in Atlantic City, NJ?
9/26/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
What is the name of the first college chartered in the United States under the Constitution? Hint: the charter was signed in September 1783.
9/19/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Organized in 1894 by prominent Philadelphia women, what club sought to promote “by education and active cooperation a higher public spirit and better public order”?
9/12/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
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What African American artist supervised the Graphic Art Division of the Works Progress (later Work Project) Administration in Philadelphia?
8/28/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
8/21/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
On August 19, 1812, the USS Constitution defeated the HMS Guerriere and subsequently earned a nickname that it has held to this day. What is that nickname?
8/14/11Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: War of 1812Comments: 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.