Apr 17

Remembering Benjamin Franklin 224 years after his passing



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April 17 is the 224th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s death in 1790, at the age of 84.



Feb 21

Pitchers, catchers…and signers report: a Founding Fathers baseball dream team



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If the framers of the Constitution were a baseball team, who would they be and what position would they play?



Dec 12

Happy anniversary, Pennsylvania



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On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the Constitution, but it’s home to many firsts.



Aug 24

French lessons: from revolutionary Philadelphia to Libya with love



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With Gadhafi on the ropes, Philadelphia’s French fetish is hard to miss.



Aug 10

Chocolate as America



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American history never tasted so good.