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Second Bank of the United States

A who’s who of Revolutionary War-era portraiture

420 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: art, art museums, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, independence mall, independence national historical park, museums, second bank of the united states,
Elfreth’s Alley

The nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street

126 Elfreth’s Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: elfreth's alley, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old city,
National Constitution Center

The world’s only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution

525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: american constitution, art of the american soldier, exhibitions, family friendly, for kids, historic attractions, historic district, historic philadelphia, history, independence mall, independence national historical park, museums, national constitution center, ncc, old city, open mondays, philadelphia museums, political history,
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

The oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans

419 S. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill Tags: african american, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, mother bethel, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Christ Church Burial Ground

Visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin and other early American leaders

5th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: cemeteries, christ church burial ground, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, sacred places,
Christ Church

Where Colonial America made its break with the Church of England

20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: christ church, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places,
Independence Hall

Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence hall, independence mall, independence national historical park, inhp, liberty bell,
The Liberty Bell Center

Dramatic home of the internationally known symbol of freedom

6th and Market streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence mall, independence national historical park, liberty bell, liberty bell center,
Powel House

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion

244 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, museums, powel house, society hill,
Physick House

The 18th-century mansion of the “Father of American Surgery”

321 S. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, physick house, society hill,
Franklin Square

Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

200 N. 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: center city east, chinatown, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, franklin square, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, old city, outdoors, parks,
Declaration (Graff) House

Where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence

7th and Market Streets (Southwest corner) Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: declaration house, graff house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park,
Congress Hall

Home of the U.S. Congress from 1790-1800

6th and Chestnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: congress hall, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence mall, independence national historical park, philadelphia,
The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

Commemorating the lives of nine enslaved Africans at the nation’s first executive mansion

600 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: african american, attractions, center city east, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, old city, the president's house,
Independence Visitor Center

All-in-one center for info, tickets to Independence Hall, tips from experts and more

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: historic attractions, historic philadelphia, independence mall, independence national historical park, independence visitor center, museums, old city,
Bastille Day Festival
at Eastern State Penitentiary

Wigs are welcome at this day-long reenactment of the French Revolution

2124 Fairmount Avenue
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: bastille day festival at eastern state penitentiary, eastern state penitentiary, events, fairmount, festivals, historic attractions, history,
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history

1 N Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: events, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence after hours, independence national historical park, old city, once upon a nation, tours,
Eastern State Penitentiary

Radical 19th century prison designed to create social change

22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: eastern state penitentiary, fairmount, halloween, historic attractions, historic prisons, history, museums,
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Where the spirit of the Revolution received its sternest test

1400 N. Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Neighborhood: Tags: backpacking, bicycling, boundless philadelphia, hiking, historic attractions, historic battlefields, history, jogging, montgomery county, outdoors, parks and gardens, valley forge, valley forge national historical, walking,
The Betsy Ross House

The birthplace of the American flag

239 Arch Street
The American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: betsy ross house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, must see philadelphia, old city,
Historic Strawberry Mansion

Fairmount Park’s largest historic home

2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Neighborhood: North West Tags: fairmount park, historic attractions, historic strawberry mansion, special events, tours,
City Hall

The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style

Broad Street and Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Center City West, Rittenhouse Square Tags: architecture, benjamin franklin parkway, center city, city hall, historic attractions, market east, rittenhouse square,
Cliveden

A grand Germantown mansion with a fascinating — and bloody — history

6401 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: cliveden, germantown, germantown avenue, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, philadelphia historic houses, revolutionary war,
The Johnson House
Historic Site, Inc.

Germantown’s vital stop on the Underground Railroad

6306 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: african american, germantown, germantown ave., historic attractions, historic houses, history, johnson house, quest for freedom,
Wyck

The Quaker way of life preserved for 300 years in Germantown

6026 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: gardens, germantown, germantown avenue, historic attractions, historic house, mt. airy, outdoors, philadelphia, wyck,
Historic RittenhouseTown

The site of the first paper mill in British North America

206 Lincoln Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown Tags: fairmount park, germantown, historic attractions, historic houses, historic rittenhousetown,
Stenton

William Penn’s powerful agent-secretary, James Logan, made Stenton his country seat

4601 N 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: gardens, germantown, historic attractions, historic houses, mt. airy, stenton,
Benjamin Franklin Museum

Revitalized museum dedicated to the life and legacy of America’s favorite Renaissance man

317 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: attractions, benjamin franklin, benjamin franklin house, ghost house, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, museums, old city,
Free Tours By Foot Philadelphia

Lace up your shoes and explore Philly on Foot

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, Pa. 19106

Mailing address:
20 North 3rd Street, Unit 201
Philadelphia PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: free, free tours by foot, historic attractions, old city, philadelphia, tours, walking tours,
Pennypacker Mills

Get a glimpse of Pennsylvania’s past

5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhood: Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic pennsylvania, history, montgomery county, pennypacker mills,

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