Tamanend or Tammany was chief of the Unami (Turtle) clan of the Lenni Lenape in the 1680s and instrumental in the peace between the natives and foreign settlers in Philadelphia.
A statue of Tamanend stands between Old City and Penn's Landing. Tamanend stands on a turtle representing Mother Earth and an eagle perched on his shoulders.
The Delaware River comprises to some extent the border between Pennsylvania and New York, between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and for a few miles, the border between New Jersey and Delaware.
The total length of the Delaware is about 405 miles (650 km)..
Penn's Landing was named after William Penn, Philadelphia's founder, and supposedly the site where he first docked here in 1682. However, the actual site was was somewhere else, now Penn St & 2nd in Chester.
You can talk walks along the Delaware River or join in one of many recreational activities available in the waterfront.
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.
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.
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.
Penn's landing is the old cities dock area now given over to a marina, restaurants and the Independence Seaport Museum
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.