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Philadelphia

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Philadelphia

  1. 1. Why visit Philadelphia?<br />Home of the Best Hoagies, Cheesesteaks, Soft Pretzels and Italian Water ice! <br />
  2. 2. Philadelphia…the City of Brotherly Love<br />
  3. 3. Philadelphia<br />Fun and exciting place to visit<br />Rich in history and culture<br />Offers a variety of things to do for all age groups<br />You can take in a bit of history, have a cheesesteak or great Italian food and enjoy a game, concert or spend time with the locals while eating at one of the many bars or clubs<br />Three areas of interest:<br /> history<br /> culture<br /> entertainment <br />
  4. 4. History<br />One of the oldest cities in the United States<br />Founded by William Penn in 1682<br />First planned city<br />Once served as nation’s capital<br />Home of Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross<br />Home of founding fathers and the signing of the Declaration of Independence<br />
  5. 5. Philadelphia is home to….<br />First public grammar school<br />First public library<br />First volunteer fire department<br />First Medical and dental schools<br />First hospital, University of Pennsylvania, first children’s hospital, first cancer and eye hospitals<br />First nursing school<br />First public bank<br />
  6. 6. Birthplace of America<br /> Historical Philadelphia<br />Independence Hall – can take a guided tour and see where Declaration of Independence was signed <br />Liberty Bell – can see America’s symbol of freedom and liberty<br />National Constitution Center – Museum that hosts shows and exhibits about the constitution and American history<br />Franklin Court - Site where Ben Franklin’s house once stood. Open steel frame. Has a printing shop and a post office.<br />Betsy Ross House – museum that has a guided tour as well as storytellers and colonial craftsmen ($3-adults, $2-children)<br />Declaration House- place where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence<br />
  7. 7. Historical Places<br />Independence Hall – can take a guided tour and see where Declaration of Independence was signed <br />5th and Chestnut Streets<br />Liberty Bell – can see America’s symbol of freedom and liberty<br />600 Chestnut Street<br />National Constitution Center – Museum that hosts shows and exhibits about the constitution and American history<br />525 Arch Street<br />
  8. 8. Historical Places <br />Franklin Court - Site where Ben Franklin’s house once stood. Open steel frame. Has a printing shop and a post office 314-322 Market Street<br />Betsy Ross House – museum that has a guided tour as well as storytellers and colonial craftsmen ($3-adults, $2-children) 239 Arch Street<br />Declaration House- place where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence<br />701 Market Street<br />
  9. 9. Culture<br />Rich in culture<br />Neighborhoods defined by catholic parishes and ethnicity<br />South Philly<br />Famous Philly Cheesesteaks<br />Italian Market – Corner of 9th and Passayunk<br />Cannulini’s – fine italian meats<br />DeBruno Brothers- fine italian cheeses and olives<br />Spice Corner – blends of italian herbs and spices<br />Potitos Bakery- fine italianpasteries such as cannolies<br />South Street – great place for shopping and dining (ZIPPERHEAD)<br />Over 300 shops and 60 eateries as well as bars and café’s<br />diversity of pedestrians – preps, artisans, punks and businessmen<br />Brauhaus Schmitz -Famous authentic German Restaurant<br />Great German fare as well as over 80 different types of beer<br />
  10. 10. South Philly<br />
  11. 11. Culture<br />Northeast Philly<br />Port Richmond, Bridesburg and Frankford<br />Home of the famous Philly Soft Pretzel<br />Polish neighborhoods – polish butchers, markets and bakeries<br />The Hinge – Popular Cafe with an Artist’s Alley<br />
  12. 12. Entertainment<br />
  13. 13. Entertainment<br />Sports Complex in South Philly<br />catch a game while you’re in town<br />Wachovia Center<br />Catch a concert or a 76ers game<br />Museums<br />Philadelphia Art Museum – Rocky Statue<br />Franklin Institute of Science and Technology<br />Human Heart Exhibit<br />
  14. 14. Entertainment<br />Two of Northeast Philly’s Greatest Hotspots<br />Curran’s Irish Bar and Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe<br />Great food and spirits, live bands and pure fun!<br />
  15. 15. Explore Philadelphia<br />Philadelphia<br />Is a great place to visit<br />City full of history, culture and excitement guaranteed to entertain people of all ages.<br />Why not take a trip and visit the City of Brotherly Love?<br />I am sure that some of that Philadelphia Freedom will shine on you! <br />

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