In Philadelphia during WWII, women found themselves in jobs previously restricted to them–and they were critical to winning the war.
The Navy Yard once was a swampy sprawl separated from Philly by a back channel, and it's a great story of engineering and progress how League Island became a core part of the Philadelphia Experience.
Originally a 18' by 36' stone house (Wissahickon Schist), the structure wouldn't have stood out from the other country homes in this part of Philadelphia, at the tip of the Manayunk Reach, situated at the end of today's Manayunk Canal Towpath.
The TODAY Show's Hoda Kotb visited the Kelly house in East Falls to see the recently completed renovations to the historic home, completed by Kelly's son, Prince Albert II.
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