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    Washington Crossing Historical Park to hold annual reenacment on Christmas Day

    There are few portraits in the lexicon of American art that are as easily recognized as Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze. The iconic painting presents a triumphant and proud George Washington and 12 other men in a rowboat crossing an ice-strewn Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776. Leutze’s painting dates to 1851, more than 7 decades after the actual crossing at McConkey’s Ferry in Upper Makefield Township.


    Class is in session

    School bells ring: Thousands of students are back in school throughout Philadelphia. 


    Pot bust at Franklin Mills

    Franklin Mills is a popular shopping and tourism destination, but out-of-towners Anthony DeRosa and Eric Boehm had other plans when they visited the sprawling mega-mall last Thursday, authorities say.


    City of historical love

    American history can be fun? Sure, and what better city than Philly, the birthplace of the nation, to make sure tourists — and Philadelphians — get the most out of visiting historic sites.