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Editor Notes: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is at 19th St. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Founded in 1812, it is said ...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Fossils; Museums
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Adventure Aquarium
Camden, NJ 08103
Editor Notes: Adventure Aquarium is on the banks of the Delaware River at 1 Riverside Dr. Sea life and wildlife can be seen and touched in...Read More
Aquariums; Zoological Parks & Exhibits
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Editor Notes: The African American Museum in Philadelphia, n.w. corner of 7th and Arch sts., traces the history of African-American cultur...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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Editor Notes: American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, 1220 American Blvd., demonstrates the past and future of rotor-wing aircraft....Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Aviation; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Editor Notes: American Philosophical Society (APS) Museum is at 104 S. 5th St. at jct. Chestnut St., adjacent to Independence Hall; the mu...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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American Swedish Historical Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Editor Notes: American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, features 12 permanent galleries as...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3794
Editor Notes: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S. 6th St., is named for Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom. Built in 1847, this three-s...Read More
Antiques; Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Awbury Arboretum
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Editor Notes: Awbury Arboretum, 1 Awbury Rd., is a 55-acre public garden with several trails among indigenous trees, flowers and plants. T...Read More
Arboretums; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails
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Bard-How House
Burlington, NJ 08016
Editor Notes: Bard-How House, 453 High St. in the Burlington County Historical Society Complex, was built around 1743 for merchant Bennett...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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The Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Editor Notes: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. within Fairmount Park, displays an extensive collection of early Impress...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
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Bartram's Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Editor Notes: Bartram's Garden is entered from Lindbergh Blvd. w. of 54th St. Formerly the 18th-century farm of Colonial botanist John Bar...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Parks, City; State; Provincial
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Battleship New Jersey
Camden, NJ 08103
Editor Notes: Battleship New Jersey is berthed at 62 Battleship Pl. on the Camden waterfront. This Iowa Class vessel, launched from the Ph...Read More
Ships & Boats
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Berman Museum of Art
Collegeville, PA 19426-1000
Editor Notes: Berman Museum of Art, 601 E. Main St. on the Ursinus College campus, features more than 8,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Betsy Ross House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St., was the Colonial home and business of upholsterer Betsy Ross. Although historians debate whe...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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B. Free Franklin Post Office
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: B. Free Franklin Post Office, 316 Market St. within Independence National Historical Park, commemorates Franklin's 1775 appo...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Bishop White House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Bishop White House, 309 Walnut St. within Independence National Historical Park, was built by Pennsylvania's first Protestan...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Bowman's Hill Tower
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Bowman's Hill Tower, within Thompson's Mill Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at River Rd. & Lurgan Rd., was comp...Read More
Towers; Views
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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
New Hope, PA 18938
Editor Notes: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is within Thompson's Mill Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1635 River Rd., ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Visitor Centers
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Brandywine Battlefield Park
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Editor Notes: Brandywine Battlefield Park embraces 50 acres along the n. side of US 1, 1 mi. e. of Creek Rd. The Battle of Brandywine was ...Read More
Battlefields; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Visitor Centers
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Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Editor Notes: Brandywine River Museum of Art, on US 1 at 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., is a 19th-century gristmill converted into a museum housing...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Mills; Museums
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Bucks County Playhouse
New Hope, PA 18938
Historic Buildings & Houses; Mills; Theaters-Buildings
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Editor Notes: Burlington County Historical Society Complex is 2 blks. n. of US 130 at 451-459 High St. The Corson Poley Center contains a ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Camden Children's Garden
Camden, NJ 08103
Editor Notes: Camden Children's Garden is on the riverfront at 3 Riverside Dr., adjacent to Adventure Aquarium. It features a variety of t...Read More
Children's Attractions; Gardens
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Editor Notes: Camden County Historical Society is .5 mi. n.w. on Haddon Ave. off US 130, .2 mi. n.e. on Vesper Blvd., then .2 mi. n.w. to ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Capt. James Lawrence House
Burlington, NJ 08016
Editor Notes: Capt. James Lawrence House, 459 High St. in the Burlington County Historical Society Complex, is the birthplace of the Ameri...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Carpenters' Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut St. within Independence National Historical Park, was lent by the Carpenters' Co. of Philadel...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Cedar Grove
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Cedar Grove, at 1 Cedar Grove Dr. within Fairmount Park, is an 18th-century summer home that served five generations of the ...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Visitor Centers
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Chaddsford Winery
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Editor Notes: Chaddsford Winery is 1.8 mi. e. of jct. Kennett Pike (SR 52) at 632 Baltimore Pike (US 1). Guided tours are ...Read More
Wineries
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Chanticleer Garden
Wayne, PA 19087
Editor Notes: Chanticleer Garden, 786 Church Rd., is a 35-acre garden situated on the former estate of pharmaceutical magnate Adolph Rosen...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Chester County Historical Society
West Chester, PA 19380
Editor Notes: Chester County Historical Society, 225 N. High St., has six galleries of permanent and changing exhibits featuring early Ame...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Clocks; Exhibits & Collections-Dolls & Toys; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Christ Church
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4592
Editor Notes: Christ Church (Episcopal), on 2nd St. between Market and Arch sts. within Independence National Historical Park, was the hou...Read More
Cemeteries; Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
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City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Editor Notes: City Hall is at Penn Sq., Broad and Market sts.; tours depart from the visitor center, room 121. This was planned to be the ...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Historic Buildings & Houses; Views
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Clementon Park & Splash World
Clementon, NJ 08021
Editor Notes: Clementon Park & Splash World, .7 mi. w. of US 30 on White Horse Ave., is set on the shore of a small lake. The amusement pa...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions; Water Parks
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Cliveden
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Editor Notes: Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave., was built 1763-67 for Pennsylvania Chief Justice Benjamin Chew. The house was damaged during...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Congress Hall, 6th and Chestnut sts. within Independence National Historical Park, was built 1787-89 as the Philadelphia Cou...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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The Constitutional Walking Tour
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: The Constitutional Walking Tour departs from the main entrance of the National Constitution Center (near the stone benches) ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Declaration House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Declaration House, s.w. corner of 7th and Market sts. within Independence National Historical Park, is a partial reconstruct...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical
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Durham Boat House
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Durham Boat House, within McConkey's Ferry Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1104 Embarcation Rd., stores repl...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Ships & Boats
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Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Editor Notes: Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave., opened in 1829 with a revolutionary design in prison facilities: private ce...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Jails
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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Editor Notes: Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, 532 N. 7th St. at jct. Spring Garden St., contains a visitor center that has exhibit...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Elfreth's Alley
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Elfreth's Alley, off 2nd St. between Arch and Race sts., is one of many narrow streets lined with houses that have stood sin...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Evansburg
Collegeville, PA 19426
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Editor Notes: Fairmount Park is reached by Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. This beautiful park system covers 9,200 acres throughout the city. It i...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Fairmount Park Historic Houses
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Editor Notes: Fairmount Park Historic Houses, along the banks of the Schuylkill River within Fairmount Park, are the former homes of wealt...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Editor Notes: Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center is within Fairmount Park behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 640 Waterworks D...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Fels Planetarium
Philadelphia, PA 19105
Editor Notes: Fels Planetarium, 222 N. 20th St. at The Franklin Institute, presents multimedia shows about astronomy and the night skies. ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Planetariums
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Fireman's Hall Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Fireman's Hall Museum, 147 N. 2nd St. above Arch St., is housed in a firehouse built in 1902. The history of firefighting is...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Fonthill Castle
Doylestown, PA 18901
Editor Notes: Fonthill Castle, E. Court St. at SR 313 (Swamp Rd.), is the castle-like dream house of Henry Mercer. Built in 1912, this con...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Fort Mifflin
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Editor Notes: Fort Mifflin, jct. Fort Mifflin and Hog Island rds., was built in 1771 by the British to protect the Colonies. Ironically, d...Read More
Forts & Military Installations; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Fort Mott State Park
Pennsville, NJ 08070
Editor Notes: Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd., encompasses 124 acres on the Delaware River. Next to the park is Finns Point Nation...Read More
Forts & Military Installations; Parks, City; State; Provincial
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Fort Washington
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Franklin Court
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Franklin Court, between 3rd, 4th, Chestnut and Market sts. within Independence National Historical Park, was once owned by B...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: The Franklin Institute is at N. 20th St. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Three floors of interactive exhibits are offered. Sport...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Observatories; Planetariums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
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Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Editor Notes: Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour departs from the Independence Visitor Center at jct. 6th and Market sts.; tickets can be p...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Valley Forge, PA 19481
Editor Notes: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1601 Valley Forge Rd. (SR 23), was founded in 1949 as an educational institution to pro...Read More
Churches-Chapels; Gardens; Monuments, General; Schools
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Free Library of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Sq. at 1901 Vine St., hosts a variety of exhibitions about art, architecture, photograph...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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Free Quaker Meeting House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Free Quaker Meeting House is at 500 Arch St. at jct. 5th St. within Independence National Historical Park. Built in 1783, th...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Garden State Discovery Museum
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Editor Notes: Garden State Discovery Museum is at 2040 Springdale Rd., Suite 100. More than 20 interactive exhibit areas provide an entert...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
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Editor Notes: George Nakashima Woodworker Complex, 28 mi. e. on I-95 from Philadelphia, exit 51, at 1847 Aquetong Road, is the site of the...Read More
Historic Sites
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Editor Notes: Germantown Historical Society and Historic Germantown, 5501 Germantown Ave. on Market Sq., features a research library/archi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Germantown White House
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Editor Notes: Germantown White House (formerly Deshler-Morris House) is at 5442 Germantown Ave. Affiliated with Independence National Hist...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Ghost Tours of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Ghost Tours of Philadelphia departs from Signers Garden at jct. 5th and Chestnut sts. This 90-minute candlelight walking tou...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Glen Foerd on the Delaware
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Editor Notes: Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave., is accessed through the gates at Grant Avenue and Milnor Street. This 18-acre e...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-House & Garden
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Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Editor Notes: Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church, Columbus Blvd. at Christian St., is believed to be Pennsylvania's oldest church, as well as...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Graeme Park
Horsham, PA 19044
Editor Notes: Graeme Park, .5 mi. w. off US 611 at 859 County Line Rd., was the home of Sir William Keith, the provincial governor of Penn...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Harrah's Philadelphia
Chester, PA 19013
Editor Notes: Harrah's Philadelphia is at 777 Harrah's Blvd. Food is
Gambling Establishments; Racetracks-Horse
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Hibbs House
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Hibbs House, within McConkey's Ferry Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1108 Embarcation Rd., is a restored ten...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Hibernia Park
Coatesville, PA 19320
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
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The Highlands Mansion and Gardens
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Editor Notes: The Highlands Mansion and Gardens is off Pennsylvania Tpke./I-276 exit 339, .5 mi. n.w. on W. Pennsylvania Ave., 1 mi. s. on...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Historic Arch Street Meeting House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Historic Arch Street Meeting House, 320 Arch St., was built on burial ground originally granted by William Penn. The meeting...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Historic Hope Lodge
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Editor Notes: Historic Hope Lodge is off Pennsylvania Tpke./I-276 exit 339, .8 mi. n.w. on Pennsylvania Ave., then s. on Bethlehem Pike, f...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Historic St. George's United Methodist Church
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1122
Editor Notes: Historic St. George's United Methodist Church, 235 N. 4th St. at the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, was dedicated in 1769 and is ...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Horticulture Center
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Horticulture Center, 100 N. Horticultural Dr. at jct. Belmont Ave. and Montgomery Dr. within Fairmount Park, includes a land...Read More
Arboretums; Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens
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Independence Archeology Lab
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Independence Archeology Lab, 313 Walnut St. within Independence National Historical Park, is a laboratory where you can watc...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Independence Hall is between 5th and 6th sts. on Chestnut St. on Independence Square within Independence National Historical...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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Independence National Historical Park
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Independence National Historical Park, with its main area extending from 2nd to 6th sts. between Walnut and Arch sts., inclu...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Museums; Parks, National
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Independence Seaport Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Independence Seaport Museum, on Penn's Landing at 211 S. Columbus Blvd. at jct. Walnut St., depicts the maritime heritage of...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums; Ships & Boats
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Independence Visitor Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Independence Visitor Center, jct. 6th and Market sts. at 1 N. Independence Mall W. within Independence National Historical P...Read More
Visitor Centers
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Indian King Tavern House Museum
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Editor Notes: Indian King Tavern House Museum, 1.5 blks. n. of Haddon Ave. at 233 Kings Hwy. E., was built in 1750 and was for many years ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Institute of Contemporary Art
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3289
Editor Notes: Institute of Contemporary Art, 36th and Sansom sts. at the University of Pennsylvania, presents changing exhibitions of cont...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums; Schools-Institutes
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James A. Michener Art Museum
Doylestown, PA 18901
Editor Notes: James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St., is in the renovated 1884 Bucks County prison. The permanent collection featur...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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James Fenimore Cooper House
Burlington, NJ 08016
Editor Notes: James Fenimore Cooper House, 457 High St. in the Burlington County Historical Society Complex, is the birthplace of the auth...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens
Devon, PA 19333
Editor Notes: Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is off US 202 Devon/Valley Forge Rd. exit, .6 mi. s. on N. Valley Forge Rd. (which becomes Devon...Read More
Arboretums; Gardens; Visitor Centers
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Editor Notes: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is off I-95S exit 14, 1.5 mi. n.e. on Bartram Ave., then 1 mi. n. on 84th St....Read More
Boardwalks; Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Wildlife Sanctuaries
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Editor Notes: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove is at Audubon and Pawlings rds. On the 175-acre nature preserve is Mill Grove, home ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
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Johnson House Historic Site
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Editor Notes: Johnson House Historic Site is at 6306 Germantown Ave. The house was built in 1768 by a Quaker family and was used in the 18...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
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Editor Notes: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, on Avenue of the Arts between S. Broad and Spruce sts., includes The Kimmel Cente...Read More
Music Halls & Opera Houses; Theaters-Buildings
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Laurel Hill
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Laurel Hill, 7201 N. Randolph Dr. within Fairmount Park, offers views of the Schuylkill River and features paneling, an 1818...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Editor Notes: Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave. within Fairmount Park, incorporates striking architecture and landscape design element...Read More
Cemeteries
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Lemon Hill
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Lemon Hill, jct. Kelly and Sedgley drs. within Fairmount Park, is a masterpiece of 19th-century architecture with three oval...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Liberty Bell Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Liberty Bell Center, on 6th St. between Chestnut and Market sts. within Independence National Historical Park, houses the re...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Editor Notes: Longwood Gardens is 3 mi. n.e. at jct. US 1 and SR 52. Once the country estate of industrialist Pierre S. du Pont, Longwood ...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Fountains; Gardens
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Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. within Fairmount Park, is an outdoor cultural arts center th...Read More
Amphitheaters
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Editor Notes: Marian Anderson Historical Society Museum, 762 S. Martin St., is located in the former residence of the renowned contralto s...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
96
Mario Lanza Institute and Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Editor Notes: Mario Lanza Institute and Museum, 712 Montrose St. in the Columbus House, displays treasures from the life of the singer and...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Music; Museums; Schools-Institutes
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Marsh Creek
Downingtown, PA 19335
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Masonic Temple
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2598
Editor Notes: Masonic Temple, 1 N. Broad St., was built 1868-73 and is one of the city's striking architectural landmarks. Each of the tem...Read More
Buildings, Masonic; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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McConkey's Ferry Inn
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: McConkey's Ferry Inn, within McConkey's Ferry Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1325 SR 532, is a restored sto...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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McConkey's Ferry Section
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: McConkey's Ferry Section, 7 mi. s. of New Hope on SR 32 at 1112 River Rd. within Washington Crossing Historic Park, focuses ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Restored Villages & Settlements
101
Mercer Museum
Doylestown, PA 18901
Editor Notes: Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine St. at jct. Ashland St., traces the pre-industrial history of the nation from colonization to the ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums
102
Money in Motion Exhibit
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Money in Motion Exhibit is in the Federal Reserve Bank at jct. 6th and Arch sts. America's financial history is presented th...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical
103
Moravian Pottery and Tile Works
Doylestown, PA 18901
Editor Notes: Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, 130 E. Swamp Rd., is the restored building used by Dr. Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930) for...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Industrial Tours
104
Editor Notes: Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is at 100 E. Northwestern Ave., between Germantown and Stenton aves. in C...Read More
Arboretums; Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens
105
Editor Notes: Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is at 419 Richard Allen Ave. at S. 6th between Pine and Lombard sts. The 18...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Graves & Tombs; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Mount Pleasant
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Mount Pleasant, off Kelly Dr. to 3800 Mt. Pleasant Dr. within Fairmount Park, was built 1762-65 by Scottish sea captain John...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Mummers Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Editor Notes: Mummers Museum, 1100 S. 2nd St. at Washington Ave., features interactive displays, video presentations, costumes and musical...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Music; Museums
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Mural Arts Philadelphia Tours
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Editor Notes: Mural Arts Philadelphia Tours depart from the Hamilton Building at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad S...Read More
Murals & Mosaics; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Museum of the American Revolution
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Museum of the American Revolution is at 101 S. 3rd St.; parking is not available at the museum, but there are nearby parking...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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Editor Notes: Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is just s. of Market St. at 19 S. 22nd St. Thomas Dent Mütter, a ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: National Constitution Center occupies a city block between 5th and 6th sts. at 525 Arch St. within Independence National His...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Statues
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National Liberty Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: National Liberty Museum is downtown at 321 Chestnut St. between 2nd and 3rd sts. Glass art, exhibits, films and interactive ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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National Memorial Arch
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
Editor Notes: National Memorial Arch, off SR 23 in Valley Forge National Historical Park, commemorates the patriotism and suffering of Geo...Read More
Memorials
114
Editor Notes: National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall E. at jct. 5th and Market sts., is a Smithsonian affili...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
115
Editor Notes: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa (chen-sto-HO-va) is 1.5 mi. n. on SR 611, 1.5 mi. n.w. on SR 313, then 2 mi. w. o...Read More
Churches-Shrines; Convents, Monasteries & Abbeys; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items
116
National Shrine of St. John Neumann
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Editor Notes: National Shrine of St. John Neumann, 1019 N. 5th St. at jct. Girard Ave., is dedicated to the life and canonization of Phila...Read More
Churches-Shrines; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Graves & Tombs; Museums
117
Editor Notes: National Shrine of Saint Katharine Drexel, 1663 Bristol Pike, houses the tomb of the founder of the Sisters of the Blessed S...Read More
Churches-Shrines; Graves & Tombs
118
Neshaminy
Bensalem, PA 19020
RECREATION AREA; STATE
119
New Hall Military Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: New Hall Military Museum, on Chestnut St. between 3rd and 4th sts. within Independence National Historical Park, is a recons...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
120
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
New Hope, PA 18938
Editor Notes: New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, jct. Bridge and Stockton sts., offers a 9-mile, round-trip ride through the Pennsylvania countr...Read More
Railroads; Sightseeing Tours-Train
121
Newlin Grist Mill
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Editor Notes: Newlin Grist Mill consists of 150 acres on Baltimore Pike/US 1 at Cheyney Rd. The restored gristmill, with a 16-foot water-p...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses; Mills; Nature Trails; Visitor Centers
122
Nockamixon
Quakertown, PA 18951
RECREATION AREA; STATE
123
Old City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Old City Hall, s.w. corner of 5th and Chestnut sts. within Independence National Historical Park, was the home of the U.S. S...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Courthouses; Historic Buildings & Houses
124
Old St. Mary's Church
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Old St. Mary's Church is on 4th St. between Locust and Spruce sts. Built in 1763 and enlarged in 1810, this was the second R...Read More
Cemeteries; Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
125
Once Upon a Nation
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Once Upon a Nation is at 600 Chestnut St., in the Historic Philadelphia Center in the Public Ledger building. The variety of...Read More
Children's Attractions; Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours; Theaters-Dinner Shows; Walking Tours
126
One Liberty Observation Deck
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: One Liberty Observation Deck is on the 57th floor at 1650 Market St. See panoramic views of Philadelphia from the One Libert...Read More
Towers; Views
127
Parx Casino and Racing
Bensalem, PA 19020
Editor Notes: Parx Casino and Racing is at 2999 Street Rd. Food is
Gambling Establishments; Racetracks-Horse
128
Peddler's Village
Lahaska, PA 
Editor Notes: Peddler's Village is at US 202 and SR 263. This 18th-century-style village is an entertainment complex with 63 specialty sho...Read More
Carousels; Children's Attractions; Gardens; Shops, Firms & Stores
129
Penn Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Editor Notes: Penn Museum, 3260 South St. on the University of Pennsylvania urban campus, displays outstanding archeological and anthropol...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
130
Pennsbury Manor
Morrisville, PA 19067
Editor Notes: Pennsbury Manor, 5 mi. s. on the Delaware River at 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., was the country estate of William Penn. The 4...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Sites
131
Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Penn's Landing, between Spruce and Market sts. along the Delaware River waterfront, marks the site where William Penn landed...Read More
Historic Sites; Views
132
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Editor Notes: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad St., was founded in 1805 and is the nation's first museum and school...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Schools-Academies
133
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 N. 20th St. has offices on the fifth floor. The first floor library houses a circula...Read More
Libraries, Archives
134
Editor Notes: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, 15 S. 7th St., includes over 100,000 objects hundreds of items covering 330...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Museums
135
Editor Notes: Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion is off I-95 exit 30; take Cottman Ave. 1.2 mi. w., then .8 mi. n. to 8046 Fr...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Museums; Zoological Parks & Exhibits
136
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Editor Notes: Philadelphia Museum of Art, end of Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. at 26th St., in Fairmount Park, ranks among the largest art museu...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
137
Editor Notes: Philadelphia Trolley Works, The Big Bus Co. and 76 Carriage Co. tours depart from jct. 5th and Market sts. with 27 stops alo...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley; Walking Tours
138
Philadelphia Zoo
Philadelphia, PA 19104-1196
Editor Notes: Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 Girard Ave. W. within Fairmount Park, first opened on July 1, 1874. Today the 42-acre Victorian garde...Read More
Zoological Parks & Exhibits
139
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic (formerly N. Concourse Dr.) at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, occupies a ...Read More
Children's Attractions; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
140
Polish American Cultural Center Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Polish American Cultural Center Museum, opposite Independence National Historical Park at 308 Walnut St., maintains a portra...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
141
Pottsgrove Manor
Pottstown, PA 19464-6318
Editor Notes: Pottsgrove Manor is .7 mi. n. of jct. SRs 100 and 422 at 100 W. King St. The restored 1752 home of John Potts, Colonial iron...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
142
Powel House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Powel House is at 244 S. 3rd St. Built in 1765, this mansion has elegant furnishings and lovely gardens. Guided tours are a...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
143
The Presbyterian Historical Society
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Editor Notes: The Presbyterian Historical Society, at 425 Lombard St., is the national archives and historical research center of the Pres...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Libraries, Archives
144
President's House Site
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: President's House Site, 600 Market St. at jct. 6th St. within Independence National Historical Park, is the site of the form...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Sites
145
QVC Studio Tour
West Chester, PA 19380
Editor Notes: QVC Studio Tour, 1200 Wilson Dr., provides a behind-the-scenes look inside the cable shopping channel's works. Guided tours...Read More
Radio & TV Stations
146
Rodin Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Editor Notes: Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. at jct. 22nd St. in Fairmount Park, is a Beaux Arts-style building displaying a p...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Museums; Statues
147
The Rosenbach
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: The Rosenbach, 2008-2010 Delancey Pl., exhibits books, manuscripts and fine and decorative art collected by the Rosenbach br...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives; Museums
148
Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Editor Notes: Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is at 2525 Pennsylvania Ave. at jct. Fairmount Ave., across from the Philadelphia Muse...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives; Museums
149
Ryerss Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Editor Notes: Ryerss Museum and Library is at 7370 Central Ave. in Burholme Park. This Victorian house is on a hilltop and was built by th...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Museums
150
St. Peter's Church
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: St. Peter's Church is at 313 Pine St. The Episcopal church was erected in 1761. Four signers of the Declaration of Independe...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
151
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Editor Notes: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 128 N. Broad St., is part of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and features galleries...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Schools-Academies
152
Editor Notes: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education is off the Schuylkill Expwy. (I-76) exit 338, .9 mi. e. on Green Ln., 2.3 ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Nature Centers; Recreation-Summer Activities; Rocks; Trails-Summer Recreation
153
Science History Institute
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut St. between 3rd and 4th sts. in the renovated 1865 First National Bank building, off...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
154
Editor Notes: Second Bank of the United States Portrait Gallery is at 420 Chestnut St. within Independence National Historical Park. The 1...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
155
Sesame Place
Langhorne, PA 19047
Editor Notes: Sesame Place is at 100 Sesame Rd. This family theme park based on the show “Sesame Street” offers a variety of interactive a...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions
156
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is off Montgomery Dr. at Belmont Mansion Dr. next to the Horticulture Center within Fairmo...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
157
Soldiers' Graves
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Soldiers' Graves, within Thompson's Mill Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park, mark the burial place of Continental ...Read More
Cemeteries; Graves & Tombs
158
Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour departs from the Cosi Restaurant at 325 Chestnut St. at jct. 4th St. Guides share haunted Philadel...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
159
Strawberry Mansion
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Strawberry Mansion, at 2450 Strawberry Mansion Dr. within Fairmount Park, is the largest of the Fairmount Park historic mans...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Dolls & Toys; Historic Buildings & Houses
160
Taste of Philly Food Tour
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Editor Notes: Taste of Philly Food Tour departs from the Reading Terminal Market welcome desk at jct. 12th and Filbert sts. The 75-minute ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
161
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, 3rd and Pine sts., presents exhibits and audiovisual displays in English and Polish d...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Historic Buildings & Houses; Memorials
162
Thompson-Neely Farmstead
New Hope, PA 18938
Editor Notes: Thompson-Neely Farmstead, within Thompson's Mill Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1638 River Rd., built in th...Read More
Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses
163
Thompson's Mill Section
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Thompson's Mill Section, 1.5 mi. s.e. of New Hope on SR 32 within Washington Crossing Historic Park, preserves 18th-century ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
164
Todd House
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Editor Notes: Todd House, 4th and Walnut sts. within Independence National Historical Park, was the home of Dolley Payne Todd before her m...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
165
Tuttleman Dome IMAX Theater
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Editor Notes: Tuttleman Dome IMAX Theater, 222 N. 20th St. at The Franklin Institute, projects films about science and adventure onto a fo...Read More
Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
166
Tyler Arboretum
Media, PA 19063
Editor Notes: Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., is one of the nation's oldest and largest arboretums. The 650-acre property contains renow...Read More
Arboretums; Historic Buildings & Houses; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
167
The United States Mint
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1886
Editor Notes: The United States Mint is at 151 N. Independence Mall East between Arch and Race sts.; the entrance is at the corner of Fift...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Industrial Tours
168
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Editor Notes: University of Pennsylvania, bounded by Chestnut, Pine, 32nd and 40th sts., was founded in 1740 and is considered to be one o...Read More
Schools-Colleges & Universities
169
Visitor Center
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Editor Notes: Visitor Center, within McConkey's Ferry Section of Washington Crossing Historic Park at 1112 River Rd., features visitor fac...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Visitor Centers
170
Wagner Free Institute of Science
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Editor Notes: Wagner Free Institute of Science is at 1700 W. Montgomery Ave. Incorporated in 1855, the institute contains more than 100,00...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Fossils; Libraries, Archives; Museums; Schools-Institutes
171
Washington Memorial Chapel
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
Editor Notes: Washington Memorial Chapel is at 1600 Valley Forge Park Rd. (SR 23) within Valley Forge National Historical Park. The Episco...Read More
Churches-Chapels; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Memorials
172
Washington's Headquarters
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
Editor Notes: Washington's Headquarters is 3 mi. w. of the visitor center on SR 23W in Valley Forge National Historical Park. The house, w...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Revolutionary War; Historic Buildings & Houses
173
Welkinweir
Pottstown, PA 19465
Editor Notes: Welkinweir is off I-76 exit 312, 8.3 mi. n. on SR 100 then .7 mi. w. at 1368 Prizer Rd. This is the former estate of Everett...Read More
Arboretums; Nature Trails; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Wildlife Sanctuaries
174
Editor Notes: William Brinton 1704 House and Historic Site is just w. at jct. US 202 and Brinton's Bridge Rd., then just s. to 21 Oakland ...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
175
Woodford Mansion
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Editor Notes: Woodford Mansion, jct. 33rd St. and W. Dauphin Dr. within Fairmount Park, is a fine example of Colonial architecture and is ...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Clocks; Historic Buildings & Houses
176
The Woodlands
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Editor Notes: The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave., is the former 600-acre estate of William Hamilton. Originally built in the 1740s, Hamilto...Read More
Cemeteries; Historic Buildings & Houses; Trees
177
Woodmere Art Museum
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Editor Notes: Woodmere Art Museum, 4 mi. s. of Pennsylvania Tpke./I-276 exit 333 at 9201 Germantown Ave., has paintings and decorative art...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
178
Wyck House, Garden, and Farm
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Editor Notes: Wyck House, Garden, and Farm, 6026 Germantown Ave., is the 2.5-acre estate that served as the home to nine generations of a ...Read More
Antiques; Farms; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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