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Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Each July 4, the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Historic Philadelphia’s Independence Hall pays tribute to the document that started it all: the Declaration of Independence. Taking place in front of the place the document was signed, the event features inspiring speeches, music and readings derived from the Declaration, live...

Credit: Photo by R. Myers for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Family, Historic Philadelphia, History, Outdoors, Summer

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Each July 4, the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Historic Philadelphia’s Independence Hall pays tribute to the document that started it all: the Declaration of Independence. Taking place in front of the place the document was signed, the event features inspiring speeches, music and readings derived from the Declaration, live...

Credit: Photo by R. Myers for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Family, Historic Philadelphia, History, Outdoors, Summer

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

July 4 Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Each July 4, the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Historic Philadelphia’s Independence Hall pays tribute to the document that started it all: the Declaration of Independence. Taking place in front of the place the document was signed, the event features inspiring speeches, music and readings derived from the Declaration, live...

Credit: Photo by R. Myers for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Family, Historic Philadelphia, History, Outdoors, Summer

First Friday, Old City

First Friday, Old City

Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture...

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife

First Friday, Old City

First Friday, Old City

Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture...

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife

First Friday, Old City

First Friday, Old City

Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture...

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife

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