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How could a Philly boy play for the Dodgers????
posted by: Gosffo
date approved: 1/2/2010
last visited: never
Wissahickon Boys Club
This boys club was orginially called Pulaskitown Free Kindergarten and it served children of newly freed slaves.
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium
Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth hit homeruns out of the park! The stadium is now the home of a church!
date approved: 12/13/2009
Sadie T.M. Alexander
First black woman to be admited to the bar and first to get a PHD!
C. DeLores Tucker (1927-2005)
She may have been a Secretary of State, but she hit a very sour note with rappers! Ms. Tucker dedicated much of the last few years of her life to removing sexually explicit lyrics from rap and hip-hop tracks.
Church of the Advocate
Gothic Revival church! She's a beauty but it was too dark for pics!
Liberation of Jane Johnson (The)
She found her freedom in Philadelphia!
Charles Lockhart (1818-1905)
Lockhart, Frew & Co.
last visited: 5/29/2012
The good old days of computers with tubes!
date approved: 12/6/2009
John Penn's Home - PLAQUE
Last Colonial Governor of Pennsylvania
Wills Eye Institute
Almost 200 year old!
last visited: 8/5/2012
Walnut Street Theatre
I think I saw my first play here! Phantom of the Opera
The Bustill family is one of the oldest African American families in the United States.
last visited: 6/23/2012
An african American hospital, but would serve anyone in need!
Edward Drinker Cope
Great Dinosaur Rush - The Bone Wars!
Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach (1876-1952)
Have you read a good book lately?
Penn Relays, The
If you look real hard, you may see Bill Crosby!
last visited: 10/2/2012
Fields was born William Claude Dukenfield in Darby.
date approved: 11/17/2009
last visited: 10/16/2011
Citizens and Southern Bank
This bank surived the Great Depression!
date approved: 11/11/2009
"It's got a good beat and you can dance to it"
Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project
Johnstown is now flood free! Well, not quite! It flooded again in 1977, killing 85, when 6 dams broke and left 128 million gallons of water to flood Johnstown again.
What should I name this town! Let me think!!! I know! Take my name and switch it around! Berwind to Windber!
Windber Strike of 1922-23
Rock and Roll! Just call me "Moondog"
date approved: 11/10/2009
Baptist Church in the Great Valley, The
Oldest Baptist church in the State.
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