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The First meeting of Washington and Lafayette, Philadelphia, Aug. 3rd, 1777, Currier & Ives. (ca. 1876)

The First meeting of Washington and Lafayette, Philadelphia, Aug. 3rd, 1777, Currier & Ives. (ca. 1876)

Author Diana Gabaldon set her 7th and 8th “Outlander” novels, “An Echo in the Bone” and “Written in My Own Heart’s Blood,” in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia. Among the real historic figures fictional protagonists Claire Jamie Fraser encounter in and beyond the Historic District are George Washington, the Marquis de Lafayette, Benjamin...

Credit: Currier & Ives., courtesy the Library of Congress

Tags: Historic District, History

Deck the Alley

Deck the Alley

Located in Historic Philadelphia, steps from the Old City neighborhood’s shops and restaurants, Elfreth’s Alley holds the distinction of the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in the country. The earliest buildings along the alley were built in the early 1700s. Each year, on the first Saturday in December, Elfreth’s Alley...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC

Tags: Architecture, Ben Franklin, Events, Family, Historic District, Holidays, Winter

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of Intersection

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of Intersection

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of Intersection

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Visit Philadelphia's Seattle Ad Campaign

Now through November 26, Seattleites will catch a glimpse of Philadelphia in 48 transit ad placements highlighting the city. The campaign reinforces the message driven home in the city’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters: that Philadelphia residents enjoy a high quality of life. The ads, which appear throughout neighborhoods near...

Credit: Courtesy of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Visit Philadelphia

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