Historic Philadelphia/Old City/Society Hill
On this tour you will walk through the most historic square mile in the United States. It is the home of the Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was written, Benjamin Franklin’s Post office, as well as numerous historic buildings and museums. If you choose Old City, the Betsy Ross’s House, and Elfreth’s Alley, which is the oldest, continuously lived in residential street in the US, as well as Christ Church are all along the route. And we can’t pass up Old City Coffee.
If its Society Hill you choose, we will walk through the area with its alleys, side streets, and eighteenth and nineteenth century houses. You will have many opportunities to photograph unique architecture, street scenes, the historic old Pine and Saint Peter’schurches, and Pennsylvania hospital, America’s first Hospital, founded by Benjamin Franklin.
Tour meets in Front of the Pennsylvania Visitors Center @ 6th and Markets Streets.