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    • Rowhouses in Philadelphia burn after authorities dropped a bomb on the MOVE house in May 1985. (AP Photo, files)

Historical marker coming to site of MOVE assault

The violent confrontation between Philadelphia police and the radical group MOVE in 1985 will be commemorated with a state historical marker later this year. That's because a group of school children…

    • The Royal
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Royal Theater could be replaced by new mixed-use building

The Royal Theater will no longer exist if Universal Companies has its way. The Royal, now in its fourth decade of vacancy, was an iconic entertainment venue for black Philadelphia hosting…

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Pennypack Creek Bridge gets historical recognition at last [video]

More than 200 years ago, soldiers of the Continental Army marched across the Pennypack Creek Bridge toward a monumental victory in Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. Saturday, neighbors marched across that…

    • What could possibly be under this trash bag at 1426 Pine Street?
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September 14-16: Furness marker dedication | Second Friday on Lancaster | Oktoberfest

Frank Furness Marker Dedication Friday, September 14, 5:30pm. 1426 Pine Street. Come celebrate the legacy of brilliant architect and native son Frank Furness, as the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission unveils…

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PHMC wants help preserving history

In preparation for changes to the State Historic Preservation Office's historic preservation plan, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is seeking the public's help in deciding how best to preserve our…

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission seeks public opinion for 2012 preservation plan

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is seeking public opinion via a public survey to help it draft a comprehensive statewide preservation plan, according to a press release. The preservation plan…

    • Three British Fort locations, No. 1 on SugarHouse site

SugarHouse archaeology work is finished

Casino interest has unearthed thousands of artifacts; Sand Hill Indians want to examine the finds immediately but Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission says it has more work to do before that…

PA Historical and Museum Commission says SugarHouse has done enough digging

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has agreed with the Army Corps of Engineers that SugarHouse Casino has done all the archaeological work it must do before it can receive an…

    • SugarHouse archaeology

Corps: Casino's pre-permit digging is done

Photo courtesy of Torben Jenk April 1, 2009By Kellie Patrick Gatesfor PlanPhillyThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's satisfied – again - with the archaeology done at…

SugarHouse, Army Corps at odds

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter Dec. 4By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Army Corps of Engineers says SugarHouse Casino should have sought…

Updated: Disagreement over origins of foundation discovered at SugarHouse continues

SugarHouse Casino archaeologists A.D. Marble on Friday turned in their official report on the foundation they unearthed earlier this month on the proposed casino site, and they still say it's nothing…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Archaeologists unearth Aramingo Canal

You can see the brick foundation of the Cramp Shipyard building in the photo.  Also attached is the official press release, and a brief summary of investigations to date by…

    • SugarHouse archaeology

Big discovery at SugarHouse site?

Archaeological investigations on Monday Nov. 10 only revealed parts of these two foundations. Work continued on Tuesday Nov. 11. The three I-beams (two with graffiti) support the northern billboard. Excavation within…

SugarHouse initiates new dig at site

Oct. 30By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly SugarHouse Casino will do more digging in search of remains of a mill, a social club, a shipyard and a British Revolutionary War…

    • APM breaks ground on Paseo Verde

SugarHouse gets all clear from Army Corps

Aug. 29By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says SugarHouse has done all the archaeological work necessary prior to receiving the federal permit it needs…

    • Looking for a British Fort

SugarHouse: test pilings, obstruction removal

Excavations are shown in yellow. The "line of Laurel Street" is in pink. The roads are in orange.Urban Engineers' proposed Test Piling Sites are puffy clouds "A-1", "A-2" & "A-3".…

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