Philadelphia: The Great Experiment, www.historyofphilly.com, offers great insight into the importance of Philadelphia in the late 1700’s. Not only was Philadelphia a modern city, but it was a diverse city with white and black, free and enslaved persons living together. The following webisode nicely lays out the key locations during a tumultuous time in 1793 when yellow fever came to Philadephia.
Aerial America: Pennsylvania
The Smithsonian Channel has brought us this aerial view and historical tour of Pennsylvania. The first 15 minutes offer a nice overview of the planning of Philadephia as well as some fun stories. This provides students a physical overview not often seen if visiting the city on foot.