Independence Hall Association

Source: Independence Hall Association Description: The Independence Hall Association (IHA) was founded in 1942 to spearhead the creation of Independence National Historical Park. We are written into the enabling legislation of the Park and stand as an independent group of private concerned citizens overseeing and being consulted on matters concerning the Park. We helped in the…
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Museums for All

Source: Association of Children’s Museums Description: Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to offer a signature access program that encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits. Website: https://museums4all.org   
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PA Trails of History

Source: PA Historical and Museum Commission Description: In Pennsylvania, all roads lead to history. To help find your path, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) has blazed several special-interest trails leading to some of Pennsylvania’s most historic sites. We invite you to explore one site at a time, travel an entire trail, or create your own…
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“The Liberation of Jane Johnson”

Source: The Library Company Description: The Library Company of Philadelphia is an independent research library concentrating on American society and culture from the 17th through the 19th centuries. Free and open to the public, the Library Company houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, prints, photographs, and works of art. Our mission…
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Chinatown information

Source: Chinatown information Description:  Beyond the colorful Chinatown Friendship Gate at 10th and Arch streets lies Philly’s vibrant Asian enclave, originally settled in the mid-19th century by Cantonese immigrants. On any given day or night, Chinatown pulses with sensory pleasures, including fantastic food and an abundance of activities. Visitors can look forward to acclaimed chefs serving…
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“Philadelphia Firsts” at Penn’s Landing

Source: “Philadelphia Firsts” at Penn’s Landing Description: There is signage at Penn’s Landing that announces the many historical “Firsts” that Philadelphia can claim. The plaques are embedded in the steps and walkways and can make a walk along the river educational and engaging. This is an experience that is outdoors, free, and close to many other sites.…
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Independence Seaport Museum

Source: Independence Seaport Museum Description: The Independence Seaport Museum was founded in 1961 and is located in Penn’s Landing complex along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collections at the Independence Seaport Museum document maritime history and culture along the Delaware River. Independence Seaport Museum deepens the understanding, appreciation, and experience of the Philadelphia region’s waterways. We…
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Fairmount Park Waterworks

Source: Fairmount Park Waterworks Description: The Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was Philadelphia’s second municipal waterworks. Designed in 1812 by Frederick Graff and built between 1812 and 1872, it operated until 1909, winning praise for its design and becoming a popular tourist attraction. The mission of the Fairmount Water Works(FWW) is to foster stewardship of our shared water resources by encouraging…
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Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

Source: Historic Philadelphia, Inc. Description: Historic Philadelphia isn’t just a place. It’s an organization – dedicated to making our nation’s history relevant and real through interpretation, interaction and education, strengthening Greater Philadelphia’s role as the destination to experience American history. Website: http://www.historicphiladelphia.org
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Global Read Webinar Series

Source: Global Read Webinar Series Description: These are words educators use to describe World View experiences. World View has provided high-quality global professional development for educators since 1998. We equip K-12 and community college teachers, administrators and staff with knowledge, best practices, and resources that prepare students to engage with our interconnected and diverse world. Website: https://worldview.unc.edu/2018-global-read-webinar-series/
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