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Our Mission Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site interprets the legacy of American criminal justice reform, from the nation’s founding through to the present day, within the long-abandoned cellblocks of the nation’s most historic prison. Eastern State is one of the region’s top cultural institutions, attracting visitors from around the world for tours that explore the

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KenCrest

Our Mission Founded in 1905, KenCrest serves more than 12,500 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at over 350 locations in southeastern Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware. We also provide early childhood learning at our early learning centers in Philadelphia, PA. KenCrest’s mission is to support community development by exploring possibilities, mobilizing resources, and

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Our Mission The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of “promoting useful knowledge.” In the 21st century we sustain this mission in four principal ways. We honor and engage leading scholars, scientists, and professionals through elected membership and opportunity for

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Our Mission As two of America’s most historic garden cemeteries and a premier funeral home, we help people grieve and honor the departed, while offering a serene, welcoming space for all to enjoy natural and sculpted beauty, learn shared civic history, celebrate milestones, engage in dialogue and create connections. While preserving the legacy of our

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