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Washington Crossing Historical Park

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Washington Crossing Historic Park offers more than 500 acres of American history, natural beauty and family fun. The park preserves the site where George Washington crossed the Delaware River and turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. There is always something happening at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Please join us for one of our many special events.

1112 River Road
18977

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Liberty Bell

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The State House bell, now known as the Liberty Bell, rang in the tower of the Pennsylvania State House. Today, we call that building Independence Hall. Speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly Isaac Norris first ordered a bell for the bell tower in 1751 from the Whitechapel Foundry in London. That bell cracked on the first test ring. Local metalworkers John Pass and John Stow melted down that bell and cast a new one right here in Philadelphia.

143 S. 3rd Street
19106

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Independence Seaport Museum

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Located on Philadelphia's Penn's Landing. Includes Admiral Dewey's 1898 flagship at the Battle of the Manila Bay, USS Olympia, and a WWII submarine. The Independence Seaport Museum is a museum dedicated to the maritime history of the Philadelphia region and other major urban ports along the Delaware River. It sits in the Penn's Landing complex along the Delaware River in Philadelphia.

211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd
19106

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Rodin Museum

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As one of the most revered destinations on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Rodin Museum offers a verdant, intimate setting in which to enjoy some of the world’s most renowned masterpieces of sculpture. Learn about Auguste Rodin and his large body of work, find out how this extraordinary Museum found a home in Philadelphia, and see the collection displayed in new ways.

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
19130

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Independence Hall

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In the Assembly Room of this building, George Washington was appointed Commander-In-Chief of the Continental Army; the Declaration of Independence was adopted; the design of the American flag was agreed upon; the Articles of Confederation were adopted; and the Constitution was drafted. To tour Independence Hall, a free, timed ticket is required from March through December. No timed tickets are required during the months of Jan and Feb.

520 Chestnut Street
19106

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