Historic Philadelphia & Independence National Historical Park
Independence Historic Park
, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, is where your history lesson starts. Both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were drafted and signed here. Stop at the The Independence Visitor Center to buy tickets for
tours and pick up maps and brochures to help with your time at the
park. The park has over 20 buildings open to the public with park
rangers who can answer all your history questions. In the summer you will find storytellers
wandering the park telling historic tales of the times.
No trip to Historic Philadelphia would be complete without a visit to the
home of America’s famous flagmaker.
The Betsy Ross House is located just around the corner from Independence
National Historical Park
The circa-1740 rowhouse has been restored to
the period when Betsy Ross, as the story tells it, is said to have
created the first American flag. The house is furnished with period antiques
and furniture and highlights include several objects known to have belonged to