Tue December 29, 2009
Philly's 'Perfect Square'--Secret Lenape Ancestry--Skin & Bones--Mischianza
Jim Cotter speaks with Nancy M. Heinzen about her recently published history of Rittenhouse Square, The Perfect Square.
Susan Lewis takes us to Penn Museum's exhibition about generations of Pennsylvanians who kept their Lenape identity secret for two centuries.
Jason Peifer delves into the history of tattoos and body art with a visit to an exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum.
As part of a series exploring overlooked events in local history, Tom Keels reports on the Mischianza - a citywide party held in Philadelphia during the American War of Independence, in honor of a British army general.