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Cliveden of the National Trust

Cliveden of the National Trust

Home to the influential Chew family and the site of the 1777 Battle of Germantown, Cliveden represents a dark time in the struggle for freedom for the country’s enslaved people. Benjamin Chew was one of the largest owners of enslaved Africans in the Mid-Atlantic region, and his belongings shed light...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions

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.
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Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Historic District, History, Museums & Attractions

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.
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Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Historic District, History, Museums & Attractions

Please Touch Museum®

Please Touch Museum®

Even though it’s housed in Memorial Hall, a National Historic Landmark, kids call the shots at Please Touch Museum®. Once they lay their eyes on the wacky Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, just one of the must-see museum’s fun activities, they’ll want to spend the whole day playing croquet with the...

Credit: Photo courtesy of Please Touch Museum®

Tags: Family, Museums & Attractions

Please Touch Museum®

Please Touch Museum®

Kids are in charge at the fun-filled and hands-on Please Touch Museum®, the nation’s premier children’s museum. After marveling at the Statue of Liberty arm replica made completely of toys, pint-sized museum-goers enjoy the many play areas, including Maurice Sendak’s World, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the River Adventure....

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Tags: Family, Museums & Attractions

Eagles Pride

Eagles Pride

E-A-G-L-E-S, EAGLES! Philadelphia fans show their love for Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Family, Sporting Events

Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum

The 650-acre Tyler Arboretum, located just outside Philadelphia in Media, Delaware County, is one of the oldest and largest arboreta in the Northeast....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Museums & Attractions, Parks & Gardens

Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum

The 650-acre Tyler Arboretum, located just outside Philadelphia in Media, Delaware County, is one of the oldest and largest arboreta in the Northeast....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Museums & Attractions, Parks & Gardens

Mural Arts Program, “Philadelphia Muses”

Mural Arts Program, “Philadelphia Muses”

Meg Saligman’s “Philadelphia Muses” at 13th and Locust Streets is one of 3,000 works commissioned by the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, which began in 1984 as a component of the city’s Anti-Graffiti Network....

Credit: Photo by K. Ciappa for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Public Art, Tours & Transportation

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