What is Philadelphia known for?

acting appearance

his Chicago debut. In March, he made his first acting appearance in New York City. Kimmel, pp. 166–167. In May 1862, he made his Boston debut, playing nightly at the Boston Museum (Boston Museum (theatre)) in ''Richard III'' (May 12, 15, and 23), ''Romeo and Juliet'' (May 13), ''The Robbers'' (May 14 and 21), ''Hamlet'' (May 16), ''The Apostate'' (May 19), ''The Stranger'' (May 20), and ''The Lady of Lyons'' (May 22). Following his performance of ''Richard III

team growing

. Bashevkin – Powell's Books publisher accessdate June 8, 2010 and his favorite team growing up was the Lakers.

numerous photographs

on the Nacoochee Mound in White County (White County, Georgia) Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)). The work was done through the Heye Foundation, the Museum of the American Indian, and the Bureau of American Ethnology, and was some of the most complete work of the time including numerous photographs. In 1918 Heye and his colleagues publish a report entitled ''The Nacoochee Mound In Georgia''. He accumulated the largest private collection of Native American objects in the world

film art

hours between Pittsburgh and Chicago. The film was never given wide release, though it may have had a small theatrical release in 1982. A screening in Denver, Colorado generated a poor response. The film was shelved but eventually made its way to the Art-House (art film) circuit. The film's theatrical run included engagements at Film Forum in New York City on Wednesday, March 6, 1985, Maslin, Janet (March 6, 1985

original historic

to the memory of their adult son, Stanfield. Smith’s beautiful, 16,000 square foot Playhouse was designed solely as a play space for children by one of Philadelphia’s most prominent late 19th century architects, James H. Windrim. The Playground is situated on its original historic landscape – 6 1 2 acres of open fields, wooded terrain, and sloped hills – and is home to the century old Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide, a treasured play experience for generations of Philadelphia’s children, as well

century carrying

York and Philadelphia in 1756. Travel time was reduced on this later run from three days to two in 1766 with an improved coach called the ''Flying Machine''. The first mail coaches appeared in the later 18th century carrying passengers and the mails, replacing the earlier post riders on the main roads. Coachmen carried letters, packages and money, often transacting business or delivering messages for their customers. By 1829 Boston was the hub of 77 stagecoach lines; by 1832 there were 106. Originally there were only 86 codes (Original area codes), with the biggest population areas getting the numbers that took the shortest time to dial on rotary telephones. Area Code History. Accessed January 4, 2009. "The rationale for this 'low number high population' scheme was based on the fact that phones had rotary dials in those days. Lower numbers resulted in shorter 'dial pulls' so it was reasoned that the regions with the most people in them should require the least 'work' to call." The digit 0 represented 10 clicks. Thus, five largest cities based on 1950 US Census population: New York City was given 212, Chicago 312, Philadelphia 215, Los Angeles 213, Detroit 313; while four areas received the then-maximum number of 21 clicks: South Dakota (605), North Carolina (704), South Carolina (803), and the Maritime Provinces of Canada (902). Additionally, in the original plan a middle digit of '''0''' indicated that the area code covered an entire state province, while area codes with a middle digit of '''1''' were assigned to jurisdictions that were divided into multiple area codes.

commercial history

artists include Gillian Wearing, Yoshitomo Nara, John Armleder, Douglas Blau, Robert Crumb, Kate Gilmore, Barry LeVa, and Odili Donald Odita. Commercial history In earliest colonial times as land routes began to supplant sea shipping, commerce

building title

: nhl detail.cfm?ResourceId 1569&ResourceType Building title Gemeinhaus-Lewis David de Schweinitz Residence accessdate 2008-02-08 work National Historic Landmark summary listing publisher National Park Service

historic guest

and age 1979 07 05 birth_place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States origin DATE OF BIRTH July 5, 1979 PLACE OF BIRTH Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States DATE OF DEATH The '''Robinson House''' is a historic guest house located at the junction of Naamans Road and The Kings Highway (now Philadelphia Pike) in Claymont, Delaware, in the United States. It was built in 1723, on the site of the original

published original

, 1966: 392. Each issue contained poetry, articles, and engravings created by prominent writers and other artists of the time. Sarah Josepha Hale (author of "Mary Had a Little Lamb") was its editor (editing) from 1837 until 1877 and only published original, American manuscripts. Although the magazine was read and contained work by both men and women, Matthews, Glenna. ''"Just a Housewife": The Rise and Fall


'''Philadelphia''' (

In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony (Province of Pennsylvania). During the American Revolution, Philadelphia played an instrumental role as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence (United States Declaration of Independence) in 1776 and the Constitution (United States Constitution) in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals (List of capitals in the United States) during the Revolutionary War (American Revolutionary War), and the city served as the temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. During the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center and railroad hub that grew from an influx of European immigrants. It became a prime destination for African Americans during the Great Migration (Great Migration (African American)) and surpassed two million occupants by 1950. Following numerous civil rights protests and riots (race riots), the city experienced decades of heavy crime and neared bankruptcy by the 1980s. Revitalization began in the 1990s with gentrification turning around many neighbors and reversing its decades-long trend of population loss.

The city is the center of economic activity in Pennsylvania, and is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and seven Fortune 1000 companies. It is also known for its arts and culture. The cheesesteak and soft pretzel (Pretzel) are emblematic of Philadelphia cuisine (Cuisine of Philadelphia), which is shaped by the city's ethnic mix. The city has more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city, Gateway to Public Art in Philadelphia, ''Fairmount Park Art Association''. and Philadelphia's Fairmount Park is the largest landscaped urban park in the world.

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