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Elfreth’s Alley

The nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street

126 Elfreth’s Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: elfreth's alley, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old city,
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, Old City Tags: center city east, chinatown, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, franklin square, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, old city, outdoors,
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 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 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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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,
The Johnson House
Historic Site, Inc.

A 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

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,
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 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: bastille day festival at eastern state penitentiary, eastern state penitentiary, events, fairmount, festivals, historic attractions, history,
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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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, 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,
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, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: african american, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, presidents house,
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 District, Historic Philadelphia, 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,
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 Liberty Bell Center

Dramatic new home of the internationally known symbol of freedom

526 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, 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,
New Hope and Ivyland Railroad

Narrated train rides through Bucks County

32 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938

Neighborhood: Tags: boundless philadelphia, bucks county, couples: tours, family-friendly philadelphia, family-friendly: tours, historic attractions, historic attractions: for kids, history in philadelphia, nature and gardens, new hope and ivyland railroad, outdoor historic sites, outdoors, scenic drive, tours, train tours, trains,
Mill at Anselma

Operating grist mill with three centuries of rich agricultural and industrial history

1730 Conestoga Road
Chester Springs, PA 19425

Neighborhood: Tags: birdingwildlife, boundless philadelphia, chester county, environmental education, hikingbackpacking, historic attractions, mill at anselma, nature and gardens, outdoor historic sites, outdoors, philadelphia and the countryside, walking,
Lemon Hill

Founding father Robert Morris’ hilltop estate

Sedgley Drive and Lemon Hill Drive
East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Fairmount Tags: architecture, arts and culture, bicycling, gardens, geocachingorienteering, hiking, historic attractions, jogging, lemon hill, museums, outdoor historic sites, outdoors, picnicking, running, walking,
Independence Hall

Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

520 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence hall, independence mall, independence national historical park, inhp, liberty bell,
Grumblethorpe

John Wister’s 1740’s Germantown summer home and orchard

5267 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: germantown, grumblethorpe, historic attractions, historic homes, john wister, mt airy, philadelphia county,
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Victorian mansion of the upper-middle and upper class

200 W. Tulpehocken St. Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: ebenezer maxwell mansion, germantown, historic attractions, mt airy, philadelphia county,
Peter Wentz Farmstead

An authentic, working 18th-century Pennsylvania German farm

Shearer Road and Route 73 Worcester, PA 19490

Neighborhood: Tags: 18th century, german farm, historic attractions, historic farms, historic houses, montgomery county, peter wentz farmstead, philadelphia history,
Waynesborough

Home of Revolutionary War’s General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

2049 Waynesborough Rd.
Paoli, PA 19301

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, chester county, colonial, for kids, historic attractions, historic battlefields, historic houses, history, military museums, museums, philadelphia and the countryside, waynesborough,
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history after hours

3rd and Chestnut Streets
Independence Living History Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, 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 Tour

See Al Capone’s prison cell

2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount Tags: eastern state penitentiary, eastern state penitentiary tour, fairmount, historic attractions, museums, tour,
The Powel House

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion

244 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, powel house, society hill,
The Physick House

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

321 S. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, physick house, society hill,
The Philadelphia Contributionship

A compelling collection of firefighting and fire insurance memorabilia

212 S. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, philadelphia contributionship,
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