Philadelphia: a cradle of liberty

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Independence Hall. Image courtesy of nps.gov

Philadelphia brims with history, whispering tales of America’s birth. Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed, stands as a symbol of liberty. Next door, Congress Hall echoes with debates that shaped a nation. The Liberty Bell, a beacon of freedom, continues to inspire the generation of today.

Beyond iconic landmarks, delve into the Betsy Ross House, where the stars and stripes may have been first sewn. Explore Elfreth’s Alley, the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street, for a glimpse into working-class life. Philadelphia’s historical sites offer a unique window into the United State’s renowned origin story.

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