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Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House

Historic Philadelphia’s pint-sized Betsy Ross House, built in 1760, was home to the seamstress who is widely believed to have made the first Stars and Stripes flag used to celebrate independence in July of 1776.

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Historic District, History, Icons, Museums & Attractions

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