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Welcome to the Philly People, Now Deceased, a Philadelphia History Brother and Sister Podcast. Each time we meet, Michiko, who lives in Pennsauken and Leonard, who lives in West Philly, talk about the sordid, exalted, infamous and famous lives of interesting Philadelphians with one caveat...they are all already deceased, May their souls rest in peace. Follow us on Twitter: @DeadPhillyPeeps or like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/deadphillypeeps/

Philly People, Now Deceased: A History Podcast Michiko and Leonard

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Welcome to the Philly People, Now Deceased, a Philadelphia History Brother and Sister Podcast. Each time we meet, Michiko, who lives in Pennsauken and Leonard, who lives in West Philly, talk about the sordid, exalted, infamous and famous lives of interesting Philadelphians with one caveat...they are all already deceased, May their souls rest in peace. Follow us on Twitter: @DeadPhillyPeeps or like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/deadphillypeeps/

    Season 2, Episode 4: Mother Mary Gonzaga Grace, The Florence Nightingale of Philly. Mower and Satterlee Civil War Hospitals.

    Season 2, Episode 4: Mother Mary Gonzaga Grace, The Florence Nightingale of Philly. Mower and Satterlee Civil War Hospitals.

    This episode is in honor of all the medical workers and nurses taking care of us right now. We look at the beautiful life of compassion of Mother Mary Gonzaga Grace, our very own Florence Nightingale of Philly,  and the massive Mower and Satterlee...

    • 55 min
    Season 2, Episode 3 - Arch Street Prison, the Cholera Epidemic of 1832 and Vagrancy

    Season 2, Episode 3 - Arch Street Prison, the Cholera Epidemic of 1832 and Vagrancy

    Three Things You Didn't Know About the Arch Street Prison and the Cholera Epidemic of 1832

    • 50 min
    Season 2, Episode 2: Skull Guy - Samuel Morton and Race Science

    Season 2, Episode 2: Skull Guy - Samuel Morton and Race Science

    Join us as we discuss Philadelphian Samuel Morton who set out to prove racial inferiority based on skull sizes.  Guest Co-Host Nathaniel Miller joins Michiko as we look at Morton's skull measuring methods, a little bit about the potential origins of...

    • 50 min
    Season 2, Episode 1: Tacony, Mary Disston, Al Schmid, Frank Shuman and Roosevelt Barlow

    Season 2, Episode 1: Tacony, Mary Disston, Al Schmid, Frank Shuman and Roosevelt Barlow

    Thanks for joining episode 1, season 2 where we visit Tacony, and talk about the biggest Philly corporation you’ve never heard of, Solar Energy, and Philly’s first planned interracial community. Welcome!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Season 1, Episode 7: Almost Philnobyl - William Gray Warden and the history of the South Philly Refinery

    Season 1, Episode 7: Almost Philnobyl - William Gray Warden and the history of the South Philly Refinery

    In Episode 7 we look at the life of oilman William Gray Warden, the South Philly Atlantic Refinery he built that has been exploding since 1860, the gas layer under our streets and how one unsung hero prevented Philnobyl.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Season 1, Episode 6.2: Six Things You Didn't Know About the Conestoga + Bonus Material

    Season 1, Episode 6.2: Six Things You Didn't Know About the Conestoga + Bonus Material

    In this episode we continue discussing the Delaware Lenni Lenape, the Ulster Settlers and how the Paxton boys formed Pennsylvania’s first terrorist movement. W

    • 52 min

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