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Elfreth’s Alley, Philadelphia

Elfreth's Alley is the oldest continually inhabited residential street in the United States, with the earliest house dating back to 1702.

Elfreth's Alley is the oldest continually inhabited residential street in the United States, with the earliest house dating back to 1702. See the row of 32 charming Georgian and Federal-style homes, and drop by at the museum at numbers 124 - 126 which offers a look at the lives of the houses' earliest inhabitants. As the houses are privately owned, visitors cannot tour the interiors, except on 'Fete Day' (the first Sunday of June). The Alley comes alive in the summer, when historical reenactments take place regularly.


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About Elfreth’s Alley

 126 Elfreths Alley, Philadelphia, PA

 +1 215-574-0560

 www.elfrethsalley.org

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