Arrived in Philly after closing hours, so we didn't get to tour Independence Hall and see the Liberty Bell up close (altho we were able to see it thru the window), but it was a lovely area to walk and enjoy the architecture and the...More
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Our tour guide made this visit most memorable. He certainly gave the historic view of what it is all about; unlike the Liberty Bell.
Walking up the mall towards the State House is awe inspiring. You can imagine the unpaved streets, noise, horses, heat of the day when they were hammering out both the Declaration and Constitution. This is historic and celebrated ground
I'm a Fourth of July baby and National Treasure is one of my son's favorite movies. To stand in history and imagine being there when it was happening.....so in awe!
For the longest time it was told that President Lincoln spoke at Independence Hall. Well, they were wrong; Lincoln did in fact speak there but he was not President Lincoln yet, merely the President-elect. He stopped in Philly on his way to his first inauguration...More
Visitors Center, Liberty Bell & Independence Hall should be on everyone's must see list in Philly! Park at the Visitor's Center and everything is with in a few blocks
Many of the main historical locations in Philadelphia are in this famed part of the city. If you want to truly learn about it, take a tour or have a local who knows the history give you a walk-through or guided tour.
This area has really stepped it up in terms of presenting more of the history of our country. The Presidents' House was quite enlightening, and the guide at Independence Hall really brought both 1776 and 1781 to life. There were many Park staff around who...More
This grassy / weedy walk way is heavily trafficked with pedestrians but is a great place to stand, walk or sit a while and reflect on all the historic buildings within eyesight.