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Image for United States Mint - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesUnited States Mint - Philadelphia, PA

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The Philly Mint was created for establishing our national identity & creating our own unique commerce with our own currency, independent of all foreign powers. Mid-18th century political literature is rife with the expressed need for a national mint.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFree Quaker Meeting House - Philadelphia, PA

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Crazy as it seems, there was a devout group of Quakers who were prevented from practicing their religion because of their political views during the Revolutionary War. They were forced to establish their own meetinghouse for prayer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 6/27/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBenjamin Franklin's Grave - Philadelphia, PA

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Among his many and renown talents, Franklin was also a prolific writer. This burial site memorizes the man that helped make a nation. Thousands make the pilgrimage here each year to honor and pay respects to this famous and influential writer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChrist Church Burial Ground - Philadelphia, PA

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Christ Church Burial Ground in Phila., PA is a historic, Colonial cemetery. It's the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin, his wife, Deborah & four other signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as many other patriots of the Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesArch Street Friends Meeting House - Philadelphia, PA

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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: 8/12/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Betsy Ross House - Philadelphia, PA

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The building at 239 Arch Street, now known as the Betsy Ross House, is generally recognized as the place where the famous seamstress lived when made the reportedly made the first American Flag. This attraction is unbelievable busy in the summer.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFreedom - Philadelphia, PA

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“Freedom” is a public sculpture created by Philadelphia-based artist, Zeno Frudakis, who wanted to create something that regardless to background, everyone could relate to the idea of struggling to break through.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRace Street Friends Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

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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!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChrist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Christ Church is a National Historic Landmark and a unique historic site that continues its original function as an Episcopal parish. More than 250,000 tourists visit the church each year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Bourse - Philadelphia, PA

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Celebrating more than 100 years as a center for commerce and trade, The Bourse is now one of Philadelphia’s leading commercial complexes, home to 24 retail and food service stores and more than 50 businesses. Listed on the NRHP.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGovernment of the People - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue was erected in commemoration of the two hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The sculptor is Jacques Lipchitz and the statue of course was completed in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLiberty Bell Center - Philadelphia, PA

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The building that houses the Liberty Bell.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 10/18/2018

Image for Frank Rizzo - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFrank Rizzo - Philadelphia, PA

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Beautiful statue of the former and beloved 93rd Mayor of Philadelphia, Frank Rizzo who served in the 1970s.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Philadelphia City Hall - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPhiladelphia 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. This is also an NRHP site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 11/15/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesIndependence Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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Independence Hall served as the nation's capital building when the Declaration of Independence was ratified on July 4, 1776

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEastern State Penitentiary - Philadelphia, PA

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The Eastern State Penitentiary is a former state prison in the United States. Ominous and quite scary looking, the prison today is a wonderful tourist attraction and museum and during October, scary as heck!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: 6/6/2008

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAmerican Philosophical Society - Philadelphia, PA

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Founded by Benjamin Franklin himself, next to Independence Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCommodore John Barry - Philadelphia, PA

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The founder of the United States Navy was also born in Wexford, Ireland in 1745.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

Image for Benjamin Franklin Bridge - Philadelphia, PA/Camden, NJview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBenjamin Franklin Bridge - Philadelphia, PA/Camden, NJ

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Formally known as the Delaware River Bridge, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge is a suspension bridge spans across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia, PA

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Pennsylvania Hospital is a hospital in Center City, Philadelphia currently affiliated with the University of PA Health System ("Penn Health System"). Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond, it was the first hospital in the U.S.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Carousel Inside Campbell's Field - Camden, NJview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCarousel Inside Campbell's Field - Camden, NJ

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Who would have thought it; a carousel inside a minor league baseball stadium. This is what you will find behind the third base line, in the corner of the stadium. This local attraction is geared to families and this certainly adds to that appeal.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRuth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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The Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building—is an annex of the Philadelphia Museum of Art containing exhibition galleries, offices, conservation labs, and the museum library.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCampbell's Field - Camden, NJ

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Campbell's Field is home of the Delaware Riversharks, an independent league baseball team. This is a very cozy and laid back environment. There is a beautiful view of the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPhiladelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art, located at the west end of the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy in Fairmount Park, was established in 1876 in conjunction with the Centennial Exposition of the same year and is now among the largest art museums in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAdventure Aquarium - Camden, NJ

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The Adventure Aquarium has a 760,000 gallon tank that contains a submerged shipwreck and over 1,500 fish. Other exhibits include seals and penguins, touch tanks, shark area, outdoor trout stream, aquatic nursery and interactive exhibits.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/14/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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