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Name Neighborhood Tags
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 Philadelphia District, 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 Philadelphia District, 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 Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old city, 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 Philadelphia District, 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 Philadelphia District, 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 Philadelphia District, 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 District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: constitutional walking tour, historic philadelphia, history, old city, 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 Philadelphia District, Old City, Society Hill Tags: bishop white house, historic attractions, historic district, historic houses, history, independence national historical park, old city, society hill,
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, Market East / Convention Center 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 Philadelphia 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, Washington Square West Tags: historic attractions, history, hospitals, pennsylvania hospital, washington square west,
Dolley Todd (Madison) House

Home of the woman who would become First Lady

4th and Walnut Streets (Northeast corner) Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill Tags: dolley madison house, dolley todd house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, society hill,
Franklin’s Print Shop

Benjamin Franklin’s 18th century printing shop

320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: ben franklin, franklin print shop, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, museums,
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

The nation’s first municipal water treatment center

Waterworks Drive and Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad Tags: architecture, benjamin franklin parkway, fairmount water works interpretive center, historic attractions, history, logan square, museums, philadelphia museum of art, schuylkill river, water works,
Arch Street Friends Meeting House

1804 Quaker meeting house is the largest of its kind in the world

320 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: arch street friends meeting house, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places,
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

The house where Poe wrote and published some of his greatest tales

532 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhood: Tags: attractions, callowhill, edgar allen poe house, historic attractions, historic houses, history, museums,
Carpenters’ Hall

Meeting place of the First Continental Congress

320 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Old City Tags: carpenters hall, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence mall, independence national historical park,
Battleship New Jersey

Admiral “Bull” Halsey’s flagship and the nation’s most decorated battleship

100 Clinton St. Camden, NJ 08103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront Tags: battleship new jersey, camden waterfront, delaware river waterfront, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, historic attractions, history, new jersey, penns landing,

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