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    Historic Rittenhouse Town

    The Rittenhouse family, a name familiar to Philadelphians, traces roots to colonial times

    Historic Rittenhouse Town

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    Lidia Kaminska Accordian Player

    Lidia Kaminska's goal is to make the accordion as popular in America as it is in Europe

    Lidia Kaminska Accordian Player

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    Comcast Video Wall

    Philadelphia is the home of the largest high definition video display in the world.

    Comcast Video Wall

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    The ENIAC Computer

    Rare archival footage of John Mauchly and the ENIAC itself at work.

    The ENIAC Computer

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    Dolobran House

    Frank Furness is renowned for his public architecture designs, but not his private work.

    Dolobran House

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    Scott Arboretum

    Special programs allow visitors to learn how to plant and prune.

    Scott Arboretum

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    Andalusia

    This Bucks County mansion has won recognition as a National Historic Landmark.

    Andalusia

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    Philadelphia Zoo

    Learn about the zoo's efforts to match the animals with their native flora.

    Philadelphia Zoo

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    Tindley Temple

    This church broke the longtime custom of not permitting blacks to build on Broad Street.

    Tindley Temple

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    The Athenaeum

    The Athenaeum is a member supported, not-for-profit, special collections library

    The Athenaeum

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    Longwood Gardens

    "Horticulture as art form; garden as theatre."

    Longwood Gardens

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    Group Motion

    This forty-year-old Philadelphia dance group is led by Manfred Fishbeck.

    Group Motion

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    Martin Guitars

    The C.F. Martin Guitar Company has been crafting guitars since 1833.

    Martin Guitars

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    Air Ventures Balloons

    The Air Venture begins as the crew unfurls the brightly colored nylon aircraft.

    Air Ventures Balloons

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    English Country Dancing

    The Germantown Country Dancers bring English folksongs to the dance floor.

    English Country Dancing

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    Shoe Museum

    Director Barbara Williams assures us that a visit to the "Shoe Museum" will be a good one.

    Shoe Museum

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    Conserving Philadelphia

    Conservators from Milner + Carr talk about working with Philadelphia's history.

    Conserving Philadelphia

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    The Future of Murals

    Changing the direction of murals in Philadelphia by using LED lights.

    The Future of Murals

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    Complaint Choir

    This group collects peoples' complaints and sets them to music for public performance.

    Complaint Choir

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    Wanamaker Organ #2

    Wanamaker organist Peter Richard Conte shows off the instrument's symphonic range.

    Wanamaker Organ #2

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    Sandy Calder

    The third and most famous member of the Philadelphia clan of sculptors, Alexander Calder.

    Sandy Calder

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    Brandywine Ballet

    For thirty years, this company has brought classic and modern dance to Chester County.

    Brandywine Ballet

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    Loretta Bilieux

    She's a singer/songwriter who says she writes fairytales and dramatic pieces.

    Loretta Bilieux

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    Habiba

    Americans know it as "belly dancing." In the Middle East, the title is raqs al sharqi.

    Habiba