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Independence Hall

Independence Hall

Independence Hall is acenterpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia’s Historic District. Built in 1753 to house the Colonial legislature, the building gained renown for being the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. The lowest chamber of the original...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedyfor VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Independence Hall

Independence Hall

Independence Hall is acenterpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia’s Historic District. Built in 1753 to house the Colonial legislature, the building gained renown for being the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. The lowest chamber of the original...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedyfor VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Independence Hall

Independence Hall

Independence Hall is acenterpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia’s Historic District. Built in 1753 to house the Colonial legislature, the building gained renown for being the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. The lowest chamber of the original...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedyfor VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Independence Hall

Independence Hall

Independence Hall is acenterpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia’s Historic District. Built in 1753 to house the Colonial legislature, the building gained renown for being the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. The lowest chamber of the original...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedyfor VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Future emergency responders get a head start at this restored 1902 firehouse, home to some of the nation’s earliest firefighting equipment, including hand, steam and motor fire engines, as well as a 9/11 exhibit and an interactive kiosk that teaches kids about 9-1-1 services. Visitors can try on fire coats...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Future emergency responders get a head start at this restored 1902 firehouse, home to some of the nation’s earliest firefighting equipment, including hand, steam and motor fire engines, as well as a 9/11 exhibit and an interactive kiosk that teaches kids about 9-1-1 services. Visitors can try on fire coats...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Future emergency responders get a head start at this restored 1902 firehouse, home to some of the nation’s earliest firefighting equipment, including hand, steam and motor fire engines, as well as a 9/11 exhibit and an interactive kiosk that teaches kids about 9-1-1 services. Visitors can try on fire coats...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Future emergency responders get a head start at this restored 1902 firehouse, home to some of the nation’s earliest firefighting equipment, including hand, steam and motor fire engines, as well as a 9/11 exhibit and an interactive kiosk that teaches kids about 9-1-1 services. Visitors can try on fire coats...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Fireman’s Hall Museum

Future emergency responders get a head start at this restored 1902 firehouse, home to some of the nation’s earliest firefighting equipment, including hand, steam and motor fire engines, as well as a 9/11 exhibit and an interactive kiosk that teaches kids about 9-1-1 services. Visitors can try on fire coats...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

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