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Note from the Editor
by Sharon Ann Holt

Note from the President: Transforming the Philadelphia Region As a Historical Destination
by David Moltke-Hansen

Book Reviews

Old Kensington
by Rich Remer

John Hewson: Kensington's Revolutionary War Hero
by Ken Milano

Fishtown and the Shad Fisheries
by Rich Remer

The Kensington History Project: Can History become the Future?
by Torben Jenk

Window on the Collections

LEGACIES for Kids: Playtime on the Streets of Kensington
by Torben Jenk

LEGACIES for Kids: Book Reviews
by S. Chris Saad

Boston Jane, by Jennifer L. Holm
Coolies, by Yin; illustrated by Chris Soenpiet
Kids on Strike, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Lyddie, by Katherine Patterson
Thee, Hannah! 2nd edition, by Marguerite de Angeli
So Far From Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, by Barry Denenberg

Society News

Food for Thought: Museums Respond to September 11th
by Janet Rassweiler, Brent Glass, and Margo Bloom

Cover image: Treaty Elm, Philadelphia. Courtesy of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia.