Map of Philadelphia area placing West Philadelphia in context

Faculty and Students at the University of Pennsylvania inaugurated this heritage site in the spring of 2008.
This virtual history center will be an ever-revised and expanded resource by and for members of the
West Philadelphia community, and especially for teachers and their students.

Click for the Home page for the West Philadelphia Community History CenterClick for historical summaries of West PhiladelphiaClick for descriptions and histories of West Philadelphia neighborhoodsClick for personal perspectives on West PhiladelphiaClick for special exhibitsClick for maps of West PhiladelphiaClick for statistics on West PhiladelphiaClick for a bibliography of resources for the study of West PhiladelphiaClick for teacher guides for studying West Philadelphia
Collage of West Philadelphia images

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Web site sponsored by the University Archives of the University of Pennsylvania Copyright 2009