With all of the snow falling around the East Coast last week, I thought I’d check out PhillyHistory.org for some snowy pictures from Philadelphia’s past. I found this historic photograph of City Hall. Dated 1914, the image captioned “Snowing Like Hell” shows City Hall in the background, looking North from Broad and Walnut Streets, with the snow still coming down hard. I don’t think we’ll see a storm like this anytime soon, with all of the snow melting away now and spring just around the corner. Still, there is more to be found at PhillyHistory.org. If you’re a history buff, photography aficionado or from the Philadelphia area, spend a little time checking out the fascinating historic photographs from the city and surrounding neighborhoods. You can search by neighborhood, address, intersection, place name, year and other keywords. So far, there are over 25,000 images online with more being added each month!
Submitted by canary on Wed, 02/21/2007 - 5:07pm
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