Excavations during I-95 projects have unearthed startling relics of the city’s past. Last week, some were displayed for the public.
They didn’t raise cain when Clinton misbehaved
Fishtown’s Mike Reali is preparing for a unique adventure.
It’s fair to say that not all wounds a veteran may suffer while in military service are physical.
As the monument nears its 25th anniversary, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute in granite that stirs pride, inspiration, and never-ending sadness.
The wars on terrorism have given women a higher profile in the military and on the battlefield. Six years ago, based on her own Army experiences, Cathy Santos started the National Alliance of Women Veterans to highlight important issues and protect their interests.
“Today, nearly 40 years after the last of our troops came home, I feel the country has come to respect and appreciate the Vietnam veteran.” — Steve Uchniat
Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.
The former Torresdale resident rose from the ranks of Philly politics to serve in three presidential administrations.