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Integrating Public History and Public Space – An example from Philadelphia

In my wanderings I sometimes come across interesting examples of how works of art, public murals, commemorative plaques educate the public in interesting ways. Usually these spaces contain a statue, or a brief description of the person, place or event … Continue reading

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“The disparity in years between you”: A random letter about marriage from nineteenth century Philadelphia

Originally posted on The Dustbin of History:
In 15 years, she will be in the prime of life – and you will, most probably, be a feeble old man. While combing through collections in archives I often come across random…

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