History & Culture in Philadelphia

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Rittenhouse Square

Today the elite Rittenhouse Square district is lined with posh apartment buildings, hotels, bars, and trendy restaurants. Hipsters and ...

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Independence Hall

Also, at this famed location, President William Howard Taft led the creation of the League to Enforce Peace, which later became the United ...

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Liberty Bell

Created in 1783, the famous Bell has a 12 feet circumference and weighs 2,080 pounds. Previously called the State House Bell, the Pennsylvania ...

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The Betsy Ross House

The beloved story of Ross sewing the first stars and stripes has become part of American history. The revolutionary seamstress is credited ...

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The LOVE Sculpture

The sculpture found its home in LOVE Park, formerly known as the John F. Kennedy Plaza, just northwest of City Hall. LOVE was briefly ...

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Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The infamous Ben Franklin Parkway stretches from Logan Circle to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The gorgeous tree-lined parkway is a ...

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Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill, in Philadelphia’s Middlesex County, is one of the most affluent places to live in Massachusetts. With a dense suburban ...

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Fishtown, Philadelphia

The name Fishtown derived from early fishermen settlers who controlled the fishing rights to both sides of the Delaware River from Cape ...

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Old City Philadelphia

The birthplace of American independence now offers fine dining, shopping, and hotels among a diverse business district made up of technology ...

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