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Carpenters' Hall is a treasure in historic Philadelphia. It hosted the First Continental Congress in 1774 and was home to Franklin's Library Company, The American Philosophical Society, and the First and Second Banks of the United States.

Members of the First Continental Congress! Leo was JUUUUUUUST about named Eliphelet. You're welcome, Leo.

July 8, 1776:  Liberty Bell Tolls to Announce Declaration of Independence    On this day in 1776, the 2,000-pound Liberty Bell rang out to summon the citizens of Philadelphia to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.  The Declaration had been adopted by Congress four days prior (on July 4th, which became known as Independence Day) but was not announced until it returned from the printer on July 8th.

July Liberty Bell Tolls to Announce Declaration of Independence On this day in the Liberty Bell rang out to summon the citizens of Philadelphia to the first public reading.

Cedar Grove - Fairmount Park

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Visiting : Plan Your Visit : Historic Houses

Declaration House ~ Philadelphia. In 1776 Thomas Jefferson rented rooms at the Declaration House. This is where he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

The Millionairess of Pennsylvania: Declaration House ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1776 Thomas Jefferson rented rooms at the Declaration House. This is where he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

Main Entrance Hall of the Parkway Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Main Entrance Hall of the Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia looking toward stairway with the Dr. William Pepper statue on the stairway landing

Philadelphia, PA., Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA., Broad Street

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