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”?
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What African American artist supervised the Graphic Art Division of the Works Progress (later Work Project) Administration in Philadelphia?
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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
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Who is known as the "financier of the Civil War," raising as much as one billion dollars for Union war efforts?
8/7/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
On July 31, 1777, a wealthy Frenchman was named a major general in the Continental army at age 19. Can you name him?
7/31/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Founded in 1800, the Magdalen Society of Philadelphia provided aid to wayward women. What is the organization now called?
7/24/11Author: Cary Hutto
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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.