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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPhiladelphia School of Design for Women - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This site has a storied history, It is now Freedom Theater, and was originally Forrest House and then becoming the School. Forrest was a famous tragedian of his time. The original 1848 house was expanded and this NRHP site is a result of that.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/7/2009

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesForrest, Edwin, House - Philadelphia, PA

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The Edwin Forrest House was built in 1854-55 for William Gaul, a wealthy brewer. The house was owned by the Shakespearan actor Forrest until his death in the house in 1872. A blue plaque on the northern most edge along Broad St. marks this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/7/2009

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Augustine's Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 9/28/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFranklin Square - Philadelphia, PA

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Franklin Square (7.3 Acres) is one of the original five squares laid out by William Penn and his surveyor Thomas Holme in the plan for the city of Phila. in 1682. Today, it has been refurbished and is a wonderful place to play, relax and learn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 12/28/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. George's Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 7/4/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFree Quaker Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

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Amid all the larger and more renown Meeting Houses, this little Georgian-style gem is anything but hidden, but, often overlooked. It is situated in the heart of "independence Square" and offers a tumultuous history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 7/31/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChrist Church Burial Ground - Philadelphia, PA

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The Christ Church Burial Ground where the gravesite of Benjamin Franklin is located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/13/2008

last visited: 12/27/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArch Street Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This is the oldest Friends Meeting House still in use in Philadelphia and the largest in the world. It was built in 1804 and enlarged in 1811. Monthly business meetings are conducted here — as they have since the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesElfreth's Alley Historic District - Philadelphia, PA

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Elfreth's Alley is popularly known as our nation’s oldest residential street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2009

last visited: 7/2/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesThe Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the oldest art museum and school in the United States. The historic landmark building was designed by Frank Furness and completed in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: 12/27/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRace Street Friends Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The historic building has been expanded over the years and is no longer just a meeting house. There is a complex of offices in this building which is notably used as a national meeting place for Quakers. The meeting house is 152 years old!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/8/2008

last visited: 7/4/2011

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOld City Historic District - Philadelphia, PA

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If you are an early American history buff, Old City Philadelphia is the most wonderful place in the world and it's also an NRHP site, too with acres of historical buildings. It is also an historic district of firsts and superlatives.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2011

last visited: 3/15/2012

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMasonic Temple - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

One of the most beautiful Grand Lodges on the planet. Several Lodges meet in here during the year Masons and visitors alike come from all over to tour this beautiful facility. Historic markers out front and on the building tell the story.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 8/18/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChrist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Christ Church is an Episcopal church located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1695 by members of the Church of England.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2009

last visited: 10/27/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPhiladelphia City Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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For a few years at the beginning of the 20th century, this amazing, spectacular, stupendous building was the tallest thing on earth! Today, its artwork is a marvel and its engineering is still pioneering and a landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: 8/18/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesIndependence National Historical Park - Philadelphia, PA

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Independence National Historical Park preserves several sites associated with the American Revolution in Phila. Administered by the National Park Service, the 45-acre park comprises much of the historic area of downtown Center City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: 8/20/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCarpenter's Hall

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Historic Philadelphia Building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 7/27/2017

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSecond Bank of the United States - Phildelphia, PA

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The Second Bank of the United States was a bank chartered during the administration of U.S. President James Monroe in 1816.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/13/2008

last visited: 12/27/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesEastern State Penitentiary - Philadelphia, PA

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The Eastern State Penitentiary is a former state prison in the United States. It is located on Fairmount Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 blocks north of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: 8/19/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSuburban Station Building - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Suburban Station is an underground commuter rail station in the Penn Center district of Center City, Phila. It was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad to replace the original Broad Street Station and opened on September 28, 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 8/20/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAmerican Philosophical Society - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Founded by Benjamin Franklin himself, next to Independence Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLogan Square - Philadelphia, PA

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Also known as Logan Circle, Logan Square is an open-space park in Center City Philadelphia's northwest quadrant and one of the five original planned squares laid out on the city grid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2008

last visited: 12/29/2012

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArch Street Presbyterian Church - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Beautiful church, with a terrific centered dome built in 1855 and added to the National Register in 1971. Located @ 1726-1732 Arch Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 6/26/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFranklin Institute Science Museum - Philadelphia, PA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This science museum is named and founded in honor of Benjamin Franklin located in Philadelphia, PA. It is one of the oldest and most important locations of science education its pursuit in the USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/8/2008

last visited: 7/31/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Clement's Protestant Episcopal Church - Philadelphia. PA

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On Sept. 13, 1855, a charter was granted to “The Rector, Churchwardens, and Vestrymen of S. Clement’s Church in the City of Philadelphia.” The first Rector was the Rev’d Henry S. Spackman. His his rectorate began officially on January 1, 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: none listed yet

date approved: 12/16/2007

last visited: never

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