4/29/12Author: Amanda Dean Comments: 0
The RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago, taking with it several members of the George D. Widener family. Which family member survived?
4/14/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
In 1687, the Morris family of Philadelphia opened one of the city's first businesses. What kind of business was it?
4/7/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 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?
4/1/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 2
3/24/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 1
In what year was the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) founded?
3/17/12Author: Cary Hutto
Topics: 19th century, 20th century, Environment and Nature, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Science and MedicineComments: 2
Who helped construct the Cambria Iron Works in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and worked for Bethlehem Steel?
3/10/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Wealthy merchant and landowner William Bingham helped establish what landmark institution in Philadelphia in 1781?
3/3/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
2/25/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 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.