Betsy Ross House Flag Raising
Meet with Betsy Ross and her colonial friends to raise the flag over the Betsy Ross House! A lucky few will be chosen to help start the day - get your cameras ready!
Daily at 10 a.m., from May 25 through September 2. Located at 3rd & Arch Streets.
Independence Visitor Center
Meet a Once Upon A Nation History Maker! Who is that, you ask?
They are lesser-known historic figures who lived in Philadelphia like David Salisbury Franks, a hero of the American Revolution and aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold.
Located at 6th & Market Streets.
Free Quaker Meeting House
Meet historians or History Makers at the Free Quaker Meeting House. Learn about their impact on Colonial Philadelphia in this historic house of worship.
Located at 5th & Arch Streets.
Do you hear the drum beating?
The Continental Army is recruiting a few good kids for drills in the art of marching and musket etiquette.
Musters will occur on Fridays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., starting Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-27). From June 18 through August 10, the musters will occur twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Starting August 16 through August 31, musters will occur on Fridays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Musters will occur at the same times on Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2 (Labor Day).
End of Day Declaration Readings
Join our costumed History Makers as they tell the story of every day Philadelphians during this moving version of the Declaration of Independence.
End of Day Declaration readings begin after the second muster, between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., on the same days as storytelling.
Located behind Independence Hall.
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Plan your group trip to Historic Philadelphia with unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, Lights of Liberty, and Once Upon A Nation! From interactive Storytelling tours and Philadelphia-themed mini golf to performances by historic reenactors and dazzling 3-D shows, it's all listed right here!
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