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The iOS version of It Happened Here was recently named a "Best iPhone Tour App" by TravelandLeisure.com!
Described as a "fun new tool" for "serendipitous discovery" in the New York Times!
"A great travel app" by Appadvice.com!
It Happened Here - Philadelphia is THE must have app for Philadelphians and visitors alike! The app reveals hidden secrets of the city by detecting a user’s location and highlighting hundreds of fascinating events that have occurred nearby. Historical events, memorable movie scenes, famous crimes, and pop culture happenings are included. Users receive photos and brief, original summaries of hundreds of events.
It Happened Here is also available for these cities:
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Sample events from It Happened Here – Philadelphia include the places where:
• Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence
• Sylverster Stallone ran up the art museum steps in the movie "Rocky"
• the artist "Pink" got discovered
• Betsy Ross met with George Washington about designing the American Flag
LEARN MORE: Didn’t get enough from our summary? Want to learn more? We always provide links to Web sites for those who want to delve deeper into any particular event.
SHARE: Want to let others know what’s interesting about where you are? The app offers seamless integration with Facebook for easy status updates.
CONTRIBUTE: Have an event in mind that we should add? Submit it from within the app and, if we add it, we’ll gladly provide you with attribution!
MAPS: Want to see how to get to the place where an interesting event occurred? The app includes a map view where you can zoom in and see exactly how to get there.
SEARCH: Just thought of an event and want to know if it’s in the app? Keyword searching is a breeze!
CUSTOMIZE: Love history but not pop culture? Love pop culture but can’t stand politics? No problem: customize the app to only surface events in your favorite categories!