Penn’s Cave II

In the winter bats hibernate in the cave in large numbers. In April when we visited Penn’s Cave they were all gone – all except one 🙂 The tiny guy was hanging from the ceiling, still deeply asleep. The guide pointed him out briefly, but did not want to disturb him unnecessarily. The cave is … More Penn’s Cave II

Penn’s Cave

Penn’s Cave claim to fame comes from an old and very well known story of tragic love of a Seneca Indian girl Nita-Nee and her sweetheart, the French trapper Malachi Boyer. They were forbidden to marry so they decided to run away together. Unfortunately, they were captured and Malachi was thrown into the Penn’s Cave … More Penn’s Cave

Shofuso Japanese House

Shofuso Japanese House is a traditional 17th century home that reflects the tradition and history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia. Shofuso was designed by Junzo Yoshimura in 1953 to be a part of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. The house was built in Nagoya, Japan using traditional materials and techniques. … More Shofuso Japanese House