Archive for Harry K’s Encyclopedia

The Near Death Of A Dowager And Her Vow To God

The Near Death Of A Dowager And Her Vow To God

December 14, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

After narrowly escaping cannibalism while lost at sea, an elderly Presbyterian widow fulfills a promise to the Lord. Harry K. has this sensational tale about the origins of the Church of the Vow > more

Losing Our <em>Independence</em>: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

Losing Our Independence: Bicentennial Film In Last Days

November 16, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. waxes nostalgic about Independence, a 28-minute John Huston film about the American Revolutionary War that has been playing at Independence National Historical Park since the Bicentennial > more

Indestructible At Broad And Callowhill

Indestructible At Broad And Callowhill

November 4, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K climbs the mountainous Terminal Commerce Building at Broad and Callowhill Streets to deliver this 360 degree view of the industrial giant > more

In Celebration of

In Celebration of “Ciao Philadelphia,” A Look At Italian Immigrant Heritage of Pier 19

October 19, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Long before Dave and Buster's brought cheese fries and air hockey to the Delaware River, Pier 19 was a central hub for ferry service, maritime commerce, and Italian immigration. Harry K. ties off the mooring line and brings the history of this dynamic landing ashore > more

Before The Pope, The Days Of The Revivalists

Before The Pope, The Days Of The Revivalists

August 26, 2015  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Imagine if the papal visit and World Meeting of Families lasted four whole months. Harry K takes us inside the Union Tabernacle revival tent, where Protestant ministers and true believers spiritualized the city from several neighborhood locations in the mid-1800s > more