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Philadelphia
A Walking Tour of this Historic City
By: Andy Gorniowsky
Overview of Tour
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Liberty Bell
Independence Hall
Betsy Ross’ House
City Hall
Art Museum
Love Park
South Street
Stadiums
Liberty Bell
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Ordered in 1751 to
commemorate William
Penn
 First rang on July 8,
1776
 Used to call citizens to
the reading of the
Declaration of
Independence
Independence Hall
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Built between 17321753
 Constitution and
Declaration of
Independence were
both signed here
Betsy Ross’ House
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Located at 239 Arch
Street
 Where the first
American Flag was
sewn
Art Museum
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Finished in 1928
( 12 years to build)
 Located on the Ben
Franklin Parkway
 Made famous by the
movie Rocky
 Works by Rodin and
Picasso
Love Park
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Symbol of
Philadelphia’s motto
as the city of brotherly
love
 Located just south of
City Hall
City Hall
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Built between 1871
and 1901
 Largest and tallest
Masonry Building in
the world
 There are 695 rooms
and over 240
sculptures
South Street
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Located in Old City
 One of the most
popular places in
Philadelphia for
shopping, eating, and
entertainment
Stadiums
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Lincoln Financial
Field
 New home of the
Philadelphia Eagles
 Completed in 2003
 Located at the corner
of Broad and Pattison
Streets
Stadiums
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Citizens Bank Park
 New home of the
Philadelphia Phillies
 Completed in 2004
 Located at the Corner
of Broad and Pattison
Streets
Websites
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Liberty Bell Link
 Independence Hall
 City Hall Art
 Philadelphia Philles
 Philadelphia Art Museum
Right click on the link and choose open
hyperlink to get to the website.
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