In what year was the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) founded?
3/18/12Author: Cary Hutto
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Who helped construct the Cambria Iron Works in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and worked for Bethlehem Steel?
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Wealthy merchant and landowner William Bingham helped establish what landmark institution in Philadelphia in 1781?
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A century before Martin Luther King, what Philadelphia social rights activist fought for the abolition of slavery?
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A housewife in Philadelphia during the Civil War, Ellen Emlen compiled a cookbook in 1865. How many recipes did she record?
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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.