Penn's Landing, Philadelphia

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    Walk along the Delaware River

    by bct341 Updated Aug 6, 2003

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    Penn's Landing

    The area today known as Penn's Landing stretches along the Delaware River for about 10 blocks from Vine Street to South Street, and encompasses the spot where William Penn, Philadelphia's founder, first touched ground in his "greene country towne." After Penn's arrival, this area quickly became the center of Philly's maritime soul and the city's dominant commercial district. Today, however, Penn's Landing is a riverside park and the place where Philadelphians gather in the summer to hear music and on December 31 to usher in the New Year.

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    A view from Penn's Landing

    by bct341 Updated Aug 2, 2003

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    Sail boat

    Take in the view from Penn's landing.. you can see the Ben Franklin bridge.. the camden waterfront to include the Battleship New Jersey which is now a museum on the Camden side of the Delaware River.

    Penn's landing also has concerts and festivals all year long...especially in the summer months.. from Jazz festivals to events celebrating various culture events.

    It is not always the easiest place to get to if you are new to the city or just visiting. But, there are various place where you can walk over to Penn's landing.

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    by matt1168 Updated May 17, 2003

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    Old boat at Penn's Landing

    The Philadelphia Waterfront (also known as Penns Landing), offers many exciting activities for individuals, couples, and families. Take your family for a walk along the river, go out for a romantic dinner for two, or just browse the shops and museums.

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    When travelling to...

    by TanjaE Written Feb 25, 2003

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    When travelling to Philadelphia you should do the board walk at the Delaware River. If you are mobile, take the time and drive to Atlantic City. That's the Las Vegas of the East Coast...that cold help you to raise your budget. If you're really an adicted gambler, don't drive that far. There's a casino in Delaware, where, if you're lucky, you can make some $$$$

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    You must see Penns...

    by Anders100 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    You must see Penns Landing,Independens Hall,Liberty Bell,American First Bank and Betsy Ross House all in walk distance from Penns Landing a very charming part of philli with all the old buildings and using bricks as building material.
    It is not every day you can visit the actual place where a Nation was born.

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  • Penn's Landing is a brick...

    by lilih Written Aug 24, 2002

    Penn's Landing is a brick walkway along the Delaware River.
    There is a Navy destroyer and a submarine, both of which you can tour, and a maritime museum. It's a really nice place to walk on a spring afternoon. See it soon, because there is a ton of new development planned that will probably destroy it.

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    Penns Landing

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Aug 17, 2003

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    Penn's Landing

    Penn's landing is the old cities dock area now given over to a marina, restaurants and the Independence Seaport Museum

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    Penn's Landing

    by keeweechic Updated Jul 27, 2003

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    Penn's Landing sits on the Delaware River and displays many sculptures, spanning from the religious to the military.

    The site marks the spot where William Penn landed in 1682.

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