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New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly

...reported that a Mr. Finley had purchased a plot of land on the corner of 12th and Carpenter streets in Philadelphia, to build on it a residence for him and his family. But...

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...as construction workers hit hundreds of bones and coffins dating back to the 1700s at Second and Arch streets, and connected to the First Baptist Church. Questions remain over how those bones were...

Mooney recently discovered documentation of a historic African-American burial ground at 4125 Chestnut Street, underneath a car wash scheduled for demolition to make way for a new apartment building...

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New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly

In the summer of 1851, it was reported that a Mr. Finley had purchased a plot of land on the corner of 12th and Carpenter streets in Philadelphia, to build on it…

    New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly
    Historians say cemeteries are forgotten for all sorts of reasons: congregations move away or thin out, grave relocations may be incomplete, members who knew of the burial grounds themselves die. "In some cases, there are hundreds of individuals built on layers on top of the other, and in some cases, people doing the relocation think they have everybody, but they don't," said Mooney.
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How a South Philly playwright and crew are turning a punk rock club into their next stage

...theater company that will stage its inaugural 2018 season out of Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. Ninth St.), the bar and performance space that’s been a familiar fixture in the Italian Market...

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...the girl from South Philly,” says Wolf, who grew up bouncing among 20th and Packer, 16th and Moyamensing, and 15th and Hicks. “It’s the accent...

    How a South Philly playwright and crew are turning a punk rock club into their next stage
    When Gianna Lozzi Wolf was an undergraduate theater student at Arcadia University, her reputation preceded her, and she didn't have much choice in the matter. "I was always the girl from South Philly," says Wolf, who grew up bouncing among 20th and Packer, 16th and Moyamensing, and 15th and Hicks.
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    FOR THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION OF THE 2ND AND 3RD FLOOR OF AN EXISTING THREE-STORY, ATTACHED STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2

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Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous we...

Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous weather and get ready for spring! Registration for spring classes and workshops is underway and tuition-free class registration opens Monday at 8:00 a.m.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous weather and get ready for spring! Registration for spring classes and workshops is underway and tuition-free class registration opens Monday at 8:00 a.m.
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ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR...

ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OLDTIMERS DESK On this date Feb-21- 1969 a very busy day for the PFD, fighting two extra alarms at the same time within the same local. At 2:08PM, Box-288 was struck for the W.C. Brown Leather Co. at 1701 Tulip St. First in companies found heavy fire in a 4 story buiding. The 2nd & 3rd alarm were struck for this fire and while this was going on, at 2:14PM, Box-4414 was struck at Bath & Ontario St. Eng-28 arrived and found heavy fire and numerious explosions at the Neatsfoot Oil Refining Co. A total of five alarms were sounded before this fire was bought under control. Later this day the PFD wold battle the biggest blaze of the day, when Box-9 was struck at 10:54 PM for 1100 Washington Ave for a fire at the Apple Storage Co. A total of 6 Alarms were struck to blaze this fire under control.A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT.......

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    ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OLDTIMERS DESK On this date Feb-21- 1969 a very busy day for the PFD, fighting two extra alarms at the same...
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