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Private Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
"You will be met in the morning by your own private driver-guide and vehicle at the New York City location of your choice.  Together you will travel to Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  There you will explore the historic Independence Mall with Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  You will stroll through America’s oldest neighborhood Elfreth Ally with its cobbled street and Georgian and Federal-style houses.  You will pass by Betsy Ross’s House-birthplace of the American flag; the original President’s House; Christ Church’s Burial Ground with the graves of some of America’s earliest prominent leaders; the First Bank of the United State and more.  Lunch will be had at the bustling Reading Terminal Market
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour
"Are you tired of going on tours in which the guide knows less than you do? The guides for Bow Tie Tours are teachers not actors or college students who have studied a cram sheet and they are well-trained in providing people information in an interesting and entertaining manner whether you are a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia. Join us as we see Independence Hall Declaration House Franklin Court the Betsy Ross House
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Private Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
"You will be met in the morning by your own private driver-guide and vehicle at the New York City location of your choice.  Together you will travel to Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  There you will explore the historic Independence Mall with Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  You will stroll through America’s oldest neighborhood Elfreth Ally with its cobbled street and Georgian and Federal-style houses.  You will pass by Betsy Ross’s House-birthplace of the American flag; the original President’s House; Christ Church’s Burial Ground with the graves of some of America’s earliest prominent leaders; the First Bank of the United State and more.  Lunch will be had at the bustling Reading Terminal Market
From $899.00

Betsy Ross House Tips (5)

One more pic from Betsy's

Can't resist. Hope I'm not boring you with these house details, but I really enjoyed Betsy Ross's little house and wanted to show you the cupboard in the kitchen with redware and other old pieces on...
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Pawtuxet
Dec 07, 2004

Old fireplace resembles mine...

I go on a holiday and find that I'm looking at my old house all over again. Here is Betsy Ross's kitchen which closely resembles the fireplace we just restored in our old house. I'm wishing for all...
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Pawtuxet
Dec 07, 2004

The home of Betsy Ross

This is a wonderful little house and the costumed guides are excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed talking to "Betsy" who played her role very authentically. I enjoyed the kitchen of the house because I'm...
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Pawtuxet
Dec 05, 2004

visit the Betty Ross House...

visit the Betty Ross House (1773). 239 Arch Street - Visit 10:00AM to 5:00PM. Unique interest : it's a house ... Nearby, there are some actors of Historic Philadelphia (see 'Must see Activity'). Betty...
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GUYON
Sep 07, 2002

G'Day, Madame!

The costumed guide meets you in the yard at the Betsy Ross house and chats with everyone coming and going as if we were all in the 18th century. Quite charming.
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Pawtuxet
Dec 05, 2004
 
 
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City Hall

We toured City Hall the largest and tallest City Hall in the United States. The tower reaches 548’ to the top of William Penn’s statue. The bronze statue of the founder of Philadelphia and all of...
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Masonic Temple

People are sometimes suspicious about masons probably because their ceremonies are closed to non members. By the way, many of the American revolution leaders were masons. The truth is that I never...
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Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market opened in 1892. The street-​level Market reverberated with the sound of trains rumbling overhead. The stalls were laid out in a grid pattern with twelve aisles running...
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was founded in 1824 and moved to this current location in 1884. This is not a museum. It is a library with more than 21 million items in their collections. The...
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St. Mark's Episcopal Church

The church was designed by English architect Richard Cromwell Carpenter and built by John Notman in the Gothic Revival style between 1847 and 1849. The tower was designed by Notman, but completed in...
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Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is one of five squares planned by William Penn and was constructed in 1683. In 1825, the square was named in honor of Philadelphian David Rittenhouse who was an astronomer, clock...
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