Please visit http://www.philaplace.org to learn more about a project that inspired Bemus Point Heart & Soul.
The website includes this great introduction to their project and its potential!
“PhilaPlace is an interactive Web site, created by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, that connects stories to places across time in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. PhilaPlace connects stories shared by ordinary people of all backgrounds with historical records to create an interpretive picture of the rich history, culture, and architecture of our neighborhoods, past and present. The PhilaPlace Web site uses a multimedia format – including text, pictures, audio and video clips, and podcasts – and allows visitors to map their own stories in place and time. More than a Web site, PhilaPlace includes ongoing community programs and publications, from workshops for teachers, to trolley tours, and exhibits. PhilaPlace is an engaging, meaningful way to understand more about where we live, and will serve as an enduring record of our heritage.”
We hope by viewing this terrific site, visitors will understand the type of project we envision. We thank you for your support.