2/14/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
A century before Martin Luther King, what Philadelphia social rights activist fought for the abolition of slavery?
1/17/12Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
11/20/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
A housewife in Philadelphia during the Civil War, Ellen Emlen compiled a cookbook in 1865. How many recipes did she record?
11/14/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
11/7/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
Philadelphian Charles Godfrey Leland was a journalist, editor, poet, and soldier during the Civil War. What is he most remembered for writing and researching?
10/31/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
What ship carried William Penn and some of the first settlers to Pennsylvania across the Atlantic Ocean in 1682?
10/24/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
10/17/11Author: Cary Hutto Comments: 0
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
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