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  • Hook Rd. Sharon Hill, PA 19079
    215-729-8222
    Enjoy the beautiful grounds that surround the area. Located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, you will get a glimpse of the history of this area.
  • 5th and Vine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-636-1666
    Sculpted by Isamu Noguchi, this memorial to the genius of Benjamin Franklin is a 60-ton stainless steel sculpture that rises over 100 feet in the air. It was installed in the city in 1984.
  • 3rd & Pine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-925-5968
      St. Peter's Episcopal Church is a National Historic Landmark. It is basically unchanged since it was built 250 years ago. It opened for services in September 1761 as an Anglican church in colonia...
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  • 210 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19106-4512
    Cyrus Bustill, a mulatto who was born into bondage and later purchased his freedom, represented the principles for which the American Revolution was fought. As a free black man, he was caught in a...
  • 823 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-922-5446
    The Mikveh Israel Cemetery contains over 300 Jewish graves, many of whom were important during the Revolution. One notable grave is Haym Salomon, one of the chief financial backers of the war....
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  • 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-561-1313
    The principal Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop.
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  • 336 Lombard St Philadelphia, PA 19147-1529
    James Forten was born in Philadelphia to free black parents. Forten worked closely with other antislavery leaders, such as Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, and was a founding member of the Free...
  • North 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-636-1666
    Sculpted by Geiuseppe Donato, this 1946 statue of the signer of the Declaration of Independence and member of the Continental Congress stands in front of the Cathedrals of Saints Peter and Paul.
  • 19th Street and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-636-1666
    The Swann Memorial Fountain consists of 3 large sculptures representing the Delaware, Schuylkill and Wissahickon rivers plus frogs and turtles. The fountain was designed by Alexander Stirling...
  • 129 S. Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-923-8523
    Thomas Bond House is an exquisitely restored 1769 Bed and Breakfast gem. On the National Register of Historic Places, this Georgian Bed and Breakfast is the only lodging in Independence National...
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