Philadelphia History

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Below are links to websites of interest that pertain to Philadelphia's History:

1682-1825 Will abstracts, Philadelphia

Brandywine Battlefield Park

Citizenship in PA

"Colonial Families in Philadelphia" by Jordan

Districts-Boroughs-Townships, history & descriptions

Early Philadelphia (1682-1800)

Germantown Historical Society

Governors of Pennsylvania

Map of historic Philadelphia (olde city)

Pennsylvania Archives Series (

Philadelphia County History

Philadelphia's history & sights

Philadelphia Neighborhoods (WHYY Website)

Philadelphia Neighborhoods (Philly Website)

Philadelphia Photo Archive (
     The Building of a Great American City Collection

Philadelphia Poorhouse History

Philadelphia Street Map, 1860 (Graphic)

Philadelphia Timeline, 1600s-1899

Philadelphia Ward Maps, 1840-1966

Philadelphia Wards, 1683-1966

Philadelphia weather history, 1872-now

Places in Time: 1800s/1900s Philadelphia photos, texts/history & resources

Wissinoming History