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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Philadelphian Charles Godfrey Leland was a journalist, editor, poet, and soldier during the Civil War. What is he most remembered for writing and researching?
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What ship carried William Penn and some of the first settlers to Pennsylvania across the Atlantic Ocean in 1682?
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In 1821, Thomas P. Cope began a freight and passenger service that sailed between what two port cities in Pennsylvania and England?
10/9/11Author: Cary Hutto
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What influential Philadelphia publishing house once produced The Saturday Evening Post and Ladies’ Home Journal?
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The Gondos Company, a general contracting firm, designed which two famous hotels in Atlantic City, NJ?
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What is the name of the first college chartered in the United States under the Constitution? Hint: the charter was signed in September 1783.
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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”?
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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.