https://vimeo.com/17933160] The Trolley Car Diner was transported by truck 10 years ago from Wilkes Barre, Pa., to its current site in Mount Airy. Owner Ken Weinstein was able to find a vacant Roy Rogers site […]
The Black Writers Museum is a recent addition to Maplewood Mall, a small cobblestone street within the Germantown community. The Black Writers Museum, which opened in June at 29 W. Maplewood Ave., is the only museum […]
Behind the 18th century home of merchant John Wister and his family exists a garden, a weather station, a bee house and most recently, a hoop house. The hoop house, or high tunnel, was given […]
Germantown Town Hall is sitting vacant at 5928 Germantown Ave., and it has been for the past 12 years, slowly deteriorating, the ground becoming littered with historic debris. What once served a great purpose in […]
https://vimeo.com/18394198] Turning the corner onto the 3500 block of North Carlisle Street, which runs directly behind the new Temple University Medical School building, one is met with noisy, powerful gusts of wind. “It’s a wind […]
https://vimeo.com/18392066] As America celebrates Black History Month one historic house’s story offers lessons in community and diversity that still hold relevance today. Built in 1768 by John Johnson, the Johnson House was the home to generations […]
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https://vimeo.com/18393305] When President George Washington and his family inhabited the Deshler-Morris House in the 1790s they brought along a 23-person entourage that was in charge of making sure the household ran efficiently. This support system […]