Posts Tagged ‘John Bartram’

Wild In The Streets: Tracking Philly's Coyote Connection

Wild In The Streets: Tracking Philly’s Coyote Connection

April 30, 2018  |  History

After an uptick in coyotes romping around the city last week, Harry K. introduces us to Philadelphia's pioneering naturalist Thomas Say who gave the wild animal its name > more

In Kingsessing, A Colonial Cottage Keeps History In Place

In Kingsessing, A Colonial Cottage Keeps History In Place

May 27, 2016  |  Preservation

Just off of Woodland Avenue among a block of crumbling rows stands a small, stone farmhouse that has miraculously withstood time and tide for over 250 years. Contributor Ann de Forest has the story behind the tiny colonial cottage on Vogdes Street > more

The English Garden Beneath The Barnes

The English Garden Beneath The Barnes

February 13, 2012  |  Art & Design

The almost finished new museum is on the exact site of Thomas Penn's manor house Springettsbury, named for his mother Gulielma Springett > more