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Congress Hall --- Located on the corner of Chestnut and 6th Streets, Congress Hall is open year round, though hours vary by season. Visitors are admitted free of charge on a first-come-first-serve basis. Ranger led programs are provided. Constructed in 1787-1789 as the Philadelphia County Courthouse, this building served as the meeting place of the U.S. Congress from 1790-1800. The House of Representatives met on the main floor, while the Senate assembled upstairs. Among the historic events…

See 173 photos and 12 tips from 1970 visitors to Congress Hall. "Built in 1789 as the Philadelphia County Courthouse, this was where the U.

Independence Hall – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Independence Hall, Philadelphia The Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were created here. Photo by Wally Gobetz

Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, PA

See 127 photos from 1206 visitors about portrait, signers, and hidden gem. "Completed in this Greek Revival structure was home to the Second.

Carpenters’ Hall - Philadelphia, PA

Philly's historic sites

Carpenters' Hall (Image: elPadawan used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, PA-loved visiting when I was a child

Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, PA-loved visiting here and my long time friend Joyce Steinmetz, a native Philadelphian.

JJack's also offers some of the best outdoor dining in the city next to our urban waterfall. Located near the corner of 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue, only 5 blocks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 4 blocks from the Barnes Museum, minutes from Center City Hotels and across the Street from Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. (215) 232-9000 http://www.jacksfirehouse.com/

JJack's also offers some of the best outdoor dining in the city next to our urban waterfall. Located near the corner of 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue, only 5 blocks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 4 blocks from the Barnes Museum, minutes from Center City Hotels and across the Street from Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. (215) 232-9000 http://www.jacksfirehouse.com/

Dating from 1793, the Philadelphia Mint is the oldest and largest of the six facilities operated by the United States Mint.

Dating from the Philadelphia Mint is the oldest and largest of the six facilities operated by the United States Mint.

Johnson House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1768 Side Gabled Georgian Colonial. Built with rubblestone on the side walls and a more regular ashlar facade on the front. The pent roof above the first floor was a common feature in the middle colonies.

The Johnson House, Philadelphia, PA. national significant for its role as part of the Underground Railroad. Restoration work by J.

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