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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 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, 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, Old City Tags: family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence mall, independence national historical park, liberty bell, liberty bell center,
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,
Once Upon a Nation History that speaks to you

6th and Race Streets (Locations vary for each attraction) Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park Tags: historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, once upon a nation, tours,
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,
New Hall Military Museum

A history of America’s early aversion to, but respect for, military entanglements

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Old City Tags: center city, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, independence national historical park, military museums, museums, new hall military museum,
The Grundy Museum

Victorian-era home of Senator Joseph R. Grundy

610 Radcliffe Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, bristol, bucks county, grundy museum, historic houses, historical attractions, history, libraries and literature, museums, philadelphia and the countryside,
Hopewell Furnace
National Historic Site

An early American “Iron Plantation” — a forerunner of today’s iron and steel industries

2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson, PA 19520

Neighborhood: Tags: boundless, chester county, historic sites, history, hopewell furnace national historic site, museums, open mondays, outdoors, parks and gardens, philadelphia and the countryside, walking,
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 Tags: events, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence after hours, independence national historical park, once upon a nation, tours,
The Annual Center City House Tour

A delight for the architecturally inclined

18th and Locust Streets
Rittenhouse Square Vacinity
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Tags: center city, historic houses, history, the annual center city house tour, tours,
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,
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Philadelphia residence of the Revolutionary War’s Polish military engineer

301 Pine 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, society hill, thaddeus kosciuszko national memorial,
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church

Active parish rich with the history of early Philadelphia life

3rd and Pine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places, saint peter's episcopal church, society hill,
Saint George’s Methodist Church

Oldest continuously used Methodist church building in America

235 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places, saint george's methodist church,
Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Philadelphia’s first Catholic Cathedral from 1810 to 1837

252 S. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old st. mary's catholic church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Old Pine Street (Third, Scots and Mariners) Presbyterian Church

The oldest Presbyterian church building in Philadelphia

412 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old pine street presbyterian church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Mikveh Israel Congregation and Cemetery

Oldest Jewish congregation in Pennsylvania

44 N. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: cemeteries, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, mikveh israel, places of worship, sacred places,
Germantown White House
(Deshler-Morris House)

George Washington’s White House in Germantown

5442 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown Tags: deshler-morris house, germantown, germantown white house, historic attractions, historic houses, history,
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia

A walk through the birthplace of our nation

Tours meet outside the National Constitution Center 525 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park Tags: constitutional walking tour, historic philadelphia, history, tours, walking,
The Bishop White House

Mansion of the Bishop who founded the American Episcopalian Church

309 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District Tags: bishop white house, historic attractions, historic district, historic houses, history, independence national historical park,
The Johnson House Historical 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, historic attractions, historic houses, history, johnson house, quest for freedom,
Fort Mifflin

The fort that withstood the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution

82 Fort Mifflin Road Philadelphia, PA 19153

Neighborhood: West, West Philly Tags: fort mifflin, historic attractions, historic battlefields, history, military museums, west philadelphia,
Masonic Temple

A showcase of grand, almost mythical, architecture and design

One North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Chinatown / Convention Center / Market East Tags: architecture, historic attractions, history, masonic temple, museums,
Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Active parish where Catholicism took root and flourished in early Philadelphia

321 Willings Alley Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old st. joseph's catholic church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Pennsylvania Hospital

The nation’s first hospital was co-founded by Benjamin Franklin

800 Spruce Street (enter by 8th Street entrance) Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East Tags: historic attractions, history, hospitals, pennsylvania hospital,
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