Timeline of Philadelphia

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

17th-18th centuries[edit]

19th century[edit]

1800s-1840s[edit]

1850s-1890s[edit]

20th century[edit]

1900s-1940s[edit]

1950s-1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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