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Historic Houses around Philadelphia, PA
 
 
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Declaration House
7th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
The house was originally built in 1775 by Philadelphia bricklayer Jacob Graff, Jr. During the summer of 1776 Thomas Jefferson, a 33-year-old delegate from Virginia to the Continental Congress, rented the two second-floor rooms and there drafted the Declaration of...
0.6 miles Historic House
Dolley Todd House
4th and Walnut Streets , Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Built in 1775 it was occupied from 1791 -1793 by lawyer John Todd, and his wife Dolley Payne. Todd died during the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Following her husband's death, Dolley married James Madison, destined to become the fourth President of the United States....
0.8 miles Historic House
Bishop White House
309 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Bishop White House was the home of William White (1748-1836), rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's, who was also Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Pennsylvania. He was Chaplain of the Continental Congress and later filled the same office for the United...
0.9 miles Historic House
Hill-Keith-Physick House
321 S. Fourth Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
The Hill-Keith-Physick House, was a home of Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), called "father of American surgery". The house was built in 1786 by Madeira wine importer Henry Hill. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
0.9 miles Historic House
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
532 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19123, United States
The literary works of Edgar Allan Poe continue to thrill readers today. Here he established his reputation as a literary critic, perfected his gothic tales, invented the modern detective story, and wrote poetry.Today his home offers visitors an opportunity to reflect...
0.9 miles Historic House
Powel House
244 South Third Street , Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Powel House is a historic mansion in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This elegant Georgian brick mansion was built in 1765 by merchant and shipmaster Charles Stedman. When Stedman fell on financial difficulties (eventually winding up...
0.9 miles Historic House
Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
The Betsy Ross House is generally recognized as the place where Betsy Ross lived when she may have made the first American Flag. Several of her surviving family members, including daughters, grandchildren and a niece, said that this was the site of the legendary event.
1.0 miles Historic House
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
301 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle...
1.0 miles Historic House
Elfreth's Alley Museum
126 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States
Tours of the Museum give visitors a look at how daily life for working people changed over the last 300 years by asking questions such as: Why were alleys and sidestreets built and who built them? How did middle class people live and work in the 18th century? How...
1.1 miles Historic House
Lemon Hill Mansion
Sedgeley & Lemon Hill Drives, Philadelphia, PA, 19130, United States
Visit Lemon Hill, located in the heart of East Fairmount Park, and escape from the modern concrete and glass city into the idyllic “villa life” enjoyed by Philadelphia’s early nineteenth century gentry. Lemon Hill mansion was built in 1800 as a summer retreat...
2.0 miles Historic House
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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