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George Washington Partied Here: A Visit to Philadelphia’s Powel House

Tour of Philadelphia’s Powel House Brings Our First President and Colonial Power Elite to Vivid Life Continue reading

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Post-Election Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA WAS A POIGNANT PLACE to spend time in the immediate aftermath of the election (after casting my vote in NYC, of course). Everywhere you look, there are statues and portraits of presidents and patriots, reminders of genius, courage and … Continue reading

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Why I Love Philadelphia, Part 2

The old houses!!!  I love to walk the streets, just looking. Philly has way more surviving 18th century buildings than New York does, many open to the public. Among my favorites: the Powel House, below, on Third Street, where Philadelphia’s Revolutionary-era … Continue reading

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