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Elfreth’s Alley

Elfreth’s Alley

America’s oldest—and possibly most charming—continuously inhabited street, is perfect for tiptoeing along the cobblestones and exploring its quaint museum. Weekend tours of Elfreth’s Alley are available Friday through Sunday. Visitors can get a rare glimpse inside the 18th-century private homes during special events in June and December.

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

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