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Slate MagazineA June 2008 article titled, "The best books and Web sites about the birth of America" recommended ours as "best site for ... comparing the language of the various versions" of the Declaration of Independence.


Cool Site Blogger's Cool Site of the Dayushistory.org was called the "Cool Site of the Day" by the Cool Site Blogger on September 1, 2007.

Life MagazineLife Magazine referenced our Betsy Ross page for Memorial Day guidance, in May 2006.

Forbes.comForbes.com named ushistory.org one of the 10 best on the Web for American History.

New York TimesThe New York Times recommends and summarizes our Electric Franklin site. Previously they recommended our Betsy Ross Homepage.

The New York Times wrote, "An excellent Web site, www.ushistory.org, outlines three driving tours that detail both the troop movements in September 1777 and points of interest that have layered themselves on the land since." Visit our Brandywine Site


USA TodayA 4-column piece appeared in USA Today about the launch of our Electric Franklin site, in July 1999, marking our second appearance (previously for our Most Historic Mile tour) in the newspaper.

Britannica.comJune 2000: Britannica.com called us "one of the best on the Internet when reviewed for quality, accuracy of content, presentation and usability."

History ChannelOur Betsy Ross Homepage is a "Recommended Site" by the History Channel.

Discovery ChannelDiscovery Channel School has selected two of our projects: Historic Valley Forge in their Early America section and our Virtual March in their Revolutionary War section.

L.A. TimesOur Homepage and our VRML Independence Hall were both awarded a Times Pick by the Los Angeles Times on 6/30/97.

ISI Web of Knowledge<sup>SM</sup>They wrote, "You are publishing important, high-quality material on the Web. For this reason, Thomson Scientific has selected your web site for inclusion in Current Web Contents, a selection of scholarly web sites complementing the journal coverage in Current Contents Connect®, the Web of Science®, and other ISI Web of KnowledgeSM applications.

Court TVCourt TV Site of the Week for August 12, 1996

kids.net.aukids.net.au — the search engine just for kids selected a half dozen of our sites to link to in 2003.

Too Cool SchoolhouseOur "Declaration of Independence" project was selected Too Cool Schoolhouse Site of the Week for the week of July 3, 2000.

Pennsylvania Destination of the DayBetsy Ross was selected Pennsylvania Destination of the Day for June 20, 1997.

Go CopernicusGo Copernicus wrote to us in late June 1999, "Of the innumerable sites on the Web, yours was selected because of its exceptional quality, content, and design." Thank you.

MyReportLinksWe received the MyReportLinks.com Books Seal of Approval. "This Seal is awarded to sites that are especially valuable to students who are doing research for school reports."

Point SurveyWe've been rated among the top 5% of all sites on the Internet by Point Survey

101 Best Sites"Your Web site has been named one of the 101 best family history Web sites in the April 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine." We appreciate the honor.

Cities of ArtOur site has been selected as one of the first nine, and the only Western Hemisphere city, for inclusion in the Italian-based, prestigious Cities of Art initiative on the Internet.

BritannicaBritannica Online has linked to our Virtual Tour of Historic Philadelphia for online source material in their article on Philadelphia.

Courier-JournalThe Featured sites in their Web sites are your key to Independence Day article, June 1998

Suite 101Suite 101 has honored our Betsy Ross work on their Women's History, Biography page.

Select SurfHistoric Philadelphia was selected one of the "best of the web" by Select Surf

Online EducatorMay 1999, our Betsy Ross page was chosen as one of the week's Super Sites by Online Education, Inc. Back in November 1997 we were selected as a "Super Site" for the Online Educator.

Education World (tm)Back to school time — September 1996 — and we've been selected as one of 20 featured sites for the month by Education World (tm)!

Blue Web'nBlue Web'n: Pacific Bell's Knowledge Network Explorer Learning Applications site awarded our Historic Valley Forge page its top rating, 5 stars

Alive!Alive! U.S.A, a coalition of the thirty (or so) best city-based sites on the Internet.

Surfing with KidsOur Betsy Ross Homepage was awarded the top honors, a "Spectacular" 5 stars, by Barbara J. Feldman of the San Diego Union-Tribune in her column, "Surfing the Net with Your Kids." In 2006, our Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution won a 5-star rating, as well.

Fido!We were honored with The Family Internet Directory Online's Blue Ribbon Site of the Day for Thursday, July 4, 1996!

100 Hot SpotsOur Betsy Ross page is among the choice "100 Hot Web Sites" on the Internet.

Starting PointAnd featured by Starting Point

edHelper.comedHelper.com lists over 14,000 resources including 7,000 lesson plans, 1,000 webquests and free worksheets as a single stop for educational resources.

Top Site AwardsTop Site Awards are given to quality web sites that present interesting content in a user friendly manner. Only the very best sites earn the Top Site Award and get listed. (March 2003)

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