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Philly Ghosts: Phantoms of Philadelphia Tour

1. Philly Ghosts: Phantoms of Philadelphia Tour

Journey through the haunted streets of Philadelphia's Old City on this tour led by professional and courteous US Ghost Adventures guides. Benefit from intensely researched stories and documented accounts of historic hauntings. “Old City” refers to the area of Philadelphia that was first established as a colony, an area that saw much strife, war, and hardship as the newly formed America fought for its independence. Hear the story of Benjamin Franklin's ghost that haunts Independence Hall, a place where one of the Founding Fathers undoubtedly spent many days. Learn of the story of the wife who became jealous from beyond the grave. This tour also takes you by some of the city's most haunted cemeteries, home to victims of yellow fever, naval captains, First Wives, and more.

Philadelphia: Small Group Night Tour w/ Philly Cheesesteak

2. Philadelphia: Small Group Night Tour w/ Philly Cheesesteak

Discover Philadelphia at night on this scenic guided driving tour! Your tour will begin with your friendly local guide picking you up directly from your hotel. You will enjoy passing by key historical points of interest such as the Betsy Ross House, the Ben Franklin Burial, the First Bank, and the Ben Franklin House on your way to Independence Hall. Step back in time while at Independence Hall, which is known as the birthplace of America, and is most famous for its role in American independence. While there, you will be able to view the historic Liberty Bell. Easily recognizable because of its crack, the Liberty Bell remains significant today for its message of liberty. Abolitionists, women's suffrage activists, civil rights leaders and others have all used this bell as their symbol in the fight for equality. At Independence Hall you will also see the Second Bank, which houses a collection of over 100 portraits, many of them by 18th Century artist Charles Willson Peale. Marvel at the Greek Revival architecture and the faces of the leaders of the Revolutionary Era. You can’t go to Philadelphia without making a stop at the Rocky Steps. A near-constant flow of people arrive daily at the bottom of the stairs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to snap a picture with the Rocky statue, originally created for a scene in Rocky III and now a real-life monument for the beloved fictional hero. Running up the grand stairway, mimicking the famous two-arms-raised salute, and soaking up the view of the city is a must while in Philadelphia. You’ll also get a chance to see the Washington Monument Fountain and The Oval while you’re there. Don’t forget to take photos! Your guide will take you on a scenic city drive, passing by such points of interest as Love Park, Rodin Museum, Barnes Foundation, Franklin Institute, Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Paul, City Hall, Reading Terminal Market, and Eastern State Penitentiary. What’s a trip to Philadelphia without trying a Philly Cheese Steak sandwich? You will head to South Philly to Check out Philly’s Sports hub before stopping to grab this tasty snack. After a full day of adventure, your guide will return you to your downtown Philadelphia hotel where you can unwind and reflect on your memories from the day.

Philadelphia: Phantoms of the Founding Fathers Walking Tour

3. Philadelphia: Phantoms of the Founding Fathers Walking Tour

Step back in time as your guide tells you carefully crafted stories about Philadelphia's dark past. Learn about the founding fathers and delve into the less pleasant aspects of the city's medical history. Meet your guide at Washington Square Park Fountain in the heart of the city. Follow your guide to locations where eerie events once took place. Enjoy hearing lesser-known stories that are for an adult audience . Hear about scandalous affairs perpetrated by Philadelphia’s founding fathers. Listen as your guide reveals fascinating discoveries and fatal errors in the development of America’s healthcare system.

Philadelphia: Road to Revolution GPS Walking Audio Tour

4. Philadelphia: Road to Revolution GPS Walking Audio Tour

Every building in Philadelphia has a story to tell. The materials, technology, and styles in vogue when these buildings were constructed might reveal one story, while the people who designed, built, lived, and worked in them often add a narrative of their own. Come with me on this walking tour to hear about the events that took place in and around Philadelphia’s Old City buildings. Along the way, I’ll tell you about the individuals who shaped the city from its beginnings to American Independence. Starting in Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited street in America, you’ll walk the same streets as Philadelphia’s founding fathers and mothers to Independence Hall. The American Revolution will loom large, as will the founding of our government, in which Benjamin Franklin had a large role to play. He’s the only person to have signed the Constitution of the United States, the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Alliance, and the Treaty of Paris. You’ll also hear about Alexander Hamilton’s time in Philadelphia and the scandal he was involved in. And you’ll learn about the city’s first fire marks, and a bit about the architectural styles of this time period, including Georgian, Federal and Greek Revival. Along the way, you’ll see: • Christ Church, where George Washington, Betsy Ross, and Deborah Franklin all worshiped at some point • Fragments of Franklin Court, and the sections where Ben Franklin spent the last years of his life • Carpenters’ Hall, the first craft guild in America and home of the First Continental Congress • First Bank of the United States, created by Alexander Hamilton, which sparked the beginning of the two party system • Second Bank of the United States, which looks Grecian in style • The Liberty Bell, where you’ll hear its story and discover what it commemorates • Independence Hall, home of the Declaration of the United States and the Constitution So come with me on this fun and fact-filled journey through Colonial Philadelphia. I promise you an interesting adventure!

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