History of Philadelphia's Independence Mall

The History of Philadelphia's Independence Mall: For centuries, the historic land we now call Independence Mall has been known around the world as “America’s birthplace”—a proud designation it has earned for its role in the development of the guiding principles of the nation. But like the U.S. Constitution, Independence Mall has continuously evolved with time. Here’s a look at what has changed on “America’s most historic square mile” since before the Founding Fathers first set their quills to paper.

A total lunar eclipse is a rare event that has only occurred five times since 1900. Later this month, on September 27, this phenomenon will be visible in the night sky.

In the US, Canada, and Central and South America, this Total Lunar Eclipse will begin on the
evening of September 27, 2015. In Europe, South/East Asia, Africa, the Arctic, and in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans it starts on September 28, 2015.

Posted by NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Sunday, September 13, 2015

From NASA:

"A supermoon lunar eclipse is a rare event that has only occurred five times since 1900. Later this month, on September 27, this phenomenon will be visible in the night sky. Mark your calendars and be sure to check it out."

For North America, the supermoon lunar eclipse will be viewable in the night sky on Sunday, September 27, the same day the Pope will say Mass to tens of thousands of people on the Benjamin Franklin

Niagra Big Cat Falls - Philadelphia Zoo

PhillyBite ZooPhiladelphia, PA - The pride of the Philadelphia Zoo, First Niagra Big Cat Falls, home to felines from around the world, opened in 2006. The lush exhibition features waterfalls, pools, authentic plantings and a simulated research station for aspiring zoologists. Lions, leopards, jaguars, pumas and tigers are the star attractions.

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