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John Vidumsky

John Vidumsky has been exploring abandoned spaces for as long as he can remember. He recently received an MA in history from Temple University, where he studied 20th-century Russian history. Currently, he works for Hidden City as Head of Research and Client Services. In his spare time, John plays Celtic harp, runs a drum circle and does photography.

Doomsday Cult On The Wissahickon

Doomsday Cult On The Wissahickon

November 16, 2011  |  Vantage

The New World's first doomsday cult called Philadelphia home. Aside from being wrong about the date of the apocalypse, they built the first observatory and pipe organ in the colonies > more

Do Not Stammer!

Do Not Stammer!

October 11, 2011  |  Vantage

A rowhouse on Spring Garden Street once promised "deliverance from lingual bondage" > more