Meet Betsy Ross
Meet with Betsy Ross in her upholstery shop, daily 10 am – 4 pm.
All hours are subject to change without notice. Located at 239 Arch Street.
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.
Thursdays through Saturday 11 am to 3 pm. Located at 6th & Market Streets
Free Quaker Meeting House
Visit this historic house of worship where Revolutionary War-ear Free Quakers met, and learn about their impact on Colonial Philadelphia.
Hours of Operation
- 11 am - 4 pm, Saturdays and Sundays through November
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.
Location: Signers' Garden, 5th & Chestnut Streets
Dates and Hours:
- Thank you to everyone who joined us this year for the Military Muster. Please check back in the spring of 2015 for next season's operating hours.
End of Day Declaration Readings
Greet the History Makers and hear moving readings from the Declaration of Independence.
Location: Independence Square, behind Independence Hall
Dates and Hours:
- Thank you to everyone who joined us this year for the End of Day Declaration Readings. Please check back in the spring of 2015 for next season's operating hours.
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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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