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Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House

Built in 1760, the aptly named Betsy Ross House was home to the seamstress widely believed to have crafted the first Stars and Stripes flag used to celebrate U.S. independence in July 1776. Located in Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, the former home exhibits interactive displays, period furnishings and appearances by Betsy herself to give visitors a look at the lives of Colonial women.

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

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