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South Philadelphia: Museum Puts History Of Italian Immigration On Display

South Philadelphia: Museum Puts History Of Italian Immigration On Display

Throughout the history of the United States, many immigrants have come looking for a better life. While this country can present new opportunities, many immigrants stay grounded to their roots and are proud of their heritages. This is true for those of Italian descent who have a long history of immigration to this country. Between […]

 

South Philadelphia: Neighborhood Museums Cater to Community

South Philadelphia: Neighborhood Museums Cater to Community

As Philadelphia continues to evolve as a prime tourist destination, with a record 41 million visitors in 2015, many neighborhoods of the city have undergone revitalization efforts intended to boost the number of residents and tourists. Many flock to the city for the history, arts and culture here. While each neighborhood has something to offer, other parts […]

 

South Philadelphia: A Museum’s Love Letter to Italian Immigration

South Philadelphia: A Museum’s Love Letter to Italian Immigration

East Passyunk Avenue has long been a hub for Italian families, businesses and culture, making it the perfect spot for the History of Italian Immigration Museum, the first and only of its kind in the area. HIIM, at 1834 E. Passyunk Ave., was the creation of Filitalia International, a nearly 30-year-old South Philly-grown non-profit created […]