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Every holiday season at the Philadelphia _______ __ _____, The Pennsylvania Ballet performs the classic Christmas show, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker.
Academy of Music
The Flyers acquired the nickname "_____ _____ ______" when they shed their mediocre expansion team label and won back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 74 and 75.
Broad Street Bullies
______ _____ was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine and printed in Philadelphia that argued for a constitutional republic and helped to spark the American Revolution.
Julius Erving, commonly referred to as ___, was a 76er who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim.
_______ _____ ___________ was a prison built linking solitude with moral and vocational instruction, it exemplified the Pennsylvania System of penology and became a model for over 300 prisons worldwide.
Eastern State Penitentiary
Walt Disney's _______ is a film consisting of animated segments set to classical music performed by Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra which also features Mickey Mouse.
The location for Philadelphia's annual OutFest: National Coming Out Day celebration, the _________ boasts a large concentration of LGBT friendly businesses, restaurants, and bars.
Declared the “official sandwich of Philadelphia,” a ______ is is a built-to-order sandwich on a long Italian roll, typically filled with deli meat and cheese, garnished with fresh lettuce, tomatoes and onions, and finished with a drizzle of oregano-vinegar dressing.
During the summer of 1776, 56 courageous men gathered at the Pennsylvania State House, now know as __________ ____, to defied the King of England, declare independence and shape the U.S. Constitution, finally creating one unified nation.
Built for the 1876 Centennial Exposition, the Shofuso House and Garden is a traditional-style ________ house and nationally-ranked garden in Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park.
Educated at the Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, PA ,_____ _____ ____ __ brought through his “Freedom Now” tour to Philadelphia his message of suporting Black civil rights.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Built in the 1960s at the eastern end of the Parkway, ____ ____ is know as the "World capital of Skateboarding" and has been featured in every skate major magazeine and film.
In 1908 Philly observed _____ ____ and became the first city to celebrate this May holiday.
The Marcellus Shale contains the largest know volume of _______ ___ in the US and being right outside of Philly, the city is poised to be a major player in the modern energy boom.
Founded in 1677 by Swedish settlers Gloria Dei, more commonly known as ___ ______ ______, is the oldest church in Philadelphia.
Old Swedes Church
Noted for works such as The Raven and The Tell Tale Heart, one of America’s premier authors _____ ____ ___ spent the most productive years of his career living in Philadelphia.
Edgar Allen Poe
A member of the Religious Society of Friends also called the _______, William Penn founded the Province of Pennsylvania, and created the city of Philadelphia to be the capital of this new colony where settlers would enjoy a full freedom of religion.
Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra introduced Stravinsky's score for the ballet The ___ __ ____ to America, and Philly gave it its first staged performance in 1930 with Martha Graham.
Rite of Spring
Philadelphian ____ _____ has gained great fame as a rapper as well as an actor in film and television, notably; "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Men in Black" and "Hitch"
The right arm and ______ of the Statue of Liberty were first displayed at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
Designed, built, saved and renovated by Philadelphians, the S.S. ______ ______ is the largest ship ever built in America and the fastest ocean liner to ever cross the Atlantic.
______ _____ was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
________ was the nation’s first department store and today the building houses the world's largrest organ.
Located in the heart of the sports complex, ______ ____ is 80,000-square-feet of bars, sports shops, restaurants and entertainment featuring a 32-foot LED HD television sponcered by Comcast, Philadelphia's largest company.
In 1793, Philadelphia, 5000 of 50,000 people were killed by the _____ ______ epidemic making the epidemic the most severe in United States' history.
After his death in 1799, the funeral service for President Washington was in Philadelphia, then the nation's capital at the ____ ________ Church.