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Philadelphia: History

A guide to finding information about the city


Also see the Philadelphia Area tab of the History guide.

Greater Philadelphia GeoHistory Network

"The purpose of the Greater Philadelphia GeoHistory Network is to gather geographic materials useful for the study of historic Philadelphia and its region."

Historic Philadelphia

" the multitude of historical richness found within one square mile in Historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Enjoy the virtual tour — from the Liberty Bell to the Man Full of Trouble Tavern. "

Philadelphia Timeline, 1646-1899

Subject Specialist

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Gregory McKinney
Paley Library
Room: 221
1210 W. Polett Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-4581
Fax: 215-204-5201