Explore Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - If you're visiting Philadelphia, you might want to check out Independence National Historical Park. This federally protected historic district preserves sites related to the American Revolution and the nation's founding history. Independence National Historic Park is a wonderful place to spend a day or an entire weekend in the city's center!

Whether you're planning to stay in the city or just want to explore Independence National Historic Park, this guide will help you make the most of your time in Philadelphia!

To get a better idea of the importance of this historic district, visit Independence Square. You'll find Independence Hall, a designated World Heritage site in 1979. Other landmarks in the Independence National Historic Park include the American Philosophical Society, which Benjamin Franklin founded in 1743. To the north, you'll find Independence Mall, which features Old City Hall and the Liberty Bell Center. The Independence Hall is the only monument inside the park that Benjamin Franklin himself actually built.

The park also contains a few other notable sites related to the American Revolution. In addition to Independence Hall, you'll find several buildings and monuments associated with presidents and the Declaration of Independence. The park's landscaped gardens and exhibits feature various antique artifacts. This historic site is located on 54 acres in Philadelphia's Old City. You might consider visiting this site before you head home. You'll probably be glad you did.

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