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Popular Ben Franklin Impersonator Ralph Archbold Dies at 75

Apr 04 2017
Category: Press

Friends and family are mourning the death of Ralph Archbold, a popular speaker best known for impersonating Benjamin Franklin for decades. Archbold died on March 25 at the age of 75.


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Voices of Philadelphia’s Historic District (VIDEO)

Mar 10 2017
Category: Press

Residents, restaurateurs, historians, retailers and the city’s mayor weigh in on the new and centuries-old wonders of Philadelphia’s Historic District, the original city.


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Christ Church/Philabundance Old City Food Drive Wraps Up this Sunday

Feb 03 2017
Category: Press

The Christ Church faith community will gather specific pantry items on Sundays, January 29 and February 5 for PhilAbundance, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger and malnutrition in our city and the Delaware Valley.


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After Nearly 500 Years in Business, the Company that Cast the Liberty Bell Is Ceasing All Operations

Dec 15 2016
Category: Press

East London’s Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd., a company nearly five centuries old, cast many colonial bells, including the 12 bells stashed during the Revolutionary War. In a statement released on December 1, the Foundry announced that within the next six months, it would stop its operations on Whitechapel Road, its home since 1738.


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How They’ll Fix Ben Franklin’s Gravesite

Nov 22 2016
Category: Press

It’s not pennies that caused the crack down Ben Franklin’s grave — it’s moisture. The crack will be fixed this winter.


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