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The Philadelphia History Museum, 'where history inspires the future,' details the comprehensive 330 year old history of America's 'birthplace' and founding city.
The Philadelphia History Museum, 'where history inspires the future,' details the comprehensive 330 year old history of America's 'birthplace' and founding city. Located just around the corner from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, it has a 'walkable' map of the region on the museum floor. With artifacts such as George Washington's writing desk, and the Wampum Belt given to William Penn by the Lenape Indians, the Philadelphia History Museum celebrates the best of the city.
15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States
The Declaration House is a recreation of the house built by Jacob Graff in 1775, where Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms and wrote the Declaration of Independence
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