PhilaPlace is an online interactive database of both contemporary and historical multimedia record, including personal/neighborhood stories, photography, and video, of individuals and communities in the Old Southwark and Greater Northern Liberties Areas. Users can search locations (neighborhoods, streets) and set thematic parameters to learn more about events, businesses and people who were memorable to the different communities. Entries in the database are visualized as feature markers in an interactive map tool, accompanying the search. PhilaPlace was developed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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Created December 8, 2014, 22:22 (UTC)
Area of Interest City of Philadelphia (Old Southwark and Greater Northern Liberties Areas)
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Maintainer Phone 215-732-6200
Usage Public Use; Free


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