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Name Neighborhood Tags
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,
Glencairn Museum

Centuries of religious artifacts in a modern castle

1001 Cathedral Road
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, heritage museums, history museums, montgomery county, museums, open monday,
The Christian C. Sanderson Museum

A history buff’s astonishing personal collection

Route 100 and U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Neighborhood: Tags: chester county, christain c. sanderson museum, history museums, museums, philadelphia and the countryside,
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 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,
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,
Independence Visitor Center

Start at the Visitor Center

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: historic attractions, historic philadelphia, independence mall, independence national historical park, independence visitor center, museums,
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: North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad Tags: architecture, fairmount water works interpretive center, historic attractions, history, museums, philadelphia museum of art, schuylkill river, water works,
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,
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, 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,
American Philosophical Society Museum

Views of science and humanistic thought at Ben Franklin’s intellectual club

104 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia, Old City Tags: benjamin franklin, historic district, historic philadelphia, independence hall, museum of the american philosophical society, museums,
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,
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,
Brandywine River Museum of Art

Art and nature come together in a scenic riverside setting

100 Creek Rd
U.S. Route 1 and PA 100
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Neighborhood: Tags: andrew wyeth, art museums, brandywine river museum of art, brandywine valley, chadds ford, chester county, jamie wyeth, kennett square, museums, nc wyeth, philadelphia museums,
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