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Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia County and is the county seat. It is situated south of Allentown along Interstate 76, across the Delaware River from New Jersey. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,436,287, a decrease of 149,290 since 1990. Philadelphia is part of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey metro area.

William Penn, a Quaker, founded Philadelphia in 1682. The community grew to be the largest in colonial America and played a central role in the American Revolution.

Philadelphia is home to the University of Pennsylvania. The city's Fairmount Park is one of the largest city parks in the world, covering about 4,000 acres. The city is a shipping center, with connections to the Atlantic via the Delaware River, and a financial center as well. The nation's first bank, the Bank of North America, was chartered here in 1781, and the Philadelphia Mint was created by Congress in 1792.

South 9th Street Italian Market Festival |
Art Artist's House | Bridgette Mayer Gallery | Philadelphia Museum of Art | Pringle Gallery | Print Center | Rodin Museum | Romanian Folk Art Museum | Woodmere Art Museum |
Education American Institute Of Design | Faith Theological Seminary | Family Institute Of Philadelphia | Germantown Hospital & Medical Center | James Martin Adult Health Occupations | Manna Bible Institute | Martin School Of Business | Mccarrie School Of Health Sciences And T | Methodist Hospital School Of Nursing | Miss Connie Kershaw Beauty Academy | New England Tractor Trailer Training Sch | Pennsylvania School Of Dog Grooming | Philadelphia School Of Bartending | Philadelphia Theological Seminary | Philadelphia Wireless Technical Institut | Quaker City Institute Of Aviation | Ralph Amodei Institute Inc | Shaw School Of Floral Design | The Craft Institute | Tri-City Barber School Inc | University Of Pennsylvania |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Bluezette Restaurant | Intermezo Cafe & Lounge | Pasion Restaurant | Stella Notte Trattoria & Steakhouse | Twenty 21 Restaurant | Girard Medical Center | Temple University Hospital |
History Afro-American Historical/Cultural Museum | American Swedish Historical Museum | Betsy Ross House | Chestnut Hill Visitor's Center | City Hall - Philadelphia | National Archives, Philadelphia Branch | Penn's Landing | Presbyterian Historical Society |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Embassy Suites Center City Phil | Philadelphia |
Pennsylvania Counties Philadelphia County |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate The Grande Apartments |
Science Franklin Institute Science Museum |
Shopping C. Neri Antiques and Lighting | Lema Novelty |
Sports and Sporting Events Liberty Sailing Club | Veterans Stadium | Location: Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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07/19 Coming to The Philadelphia area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.