In 1789, Library Hall became the first library which opened to the public, the predecessor to the Library of Congress. The ... More
In 1789, Library Hall became the first library which opened to the public, the predecessor to the Library of Congress. The hall was refurbished during the 1950s and today holds an excess of books from the Philosophical Hall collection. Rare manuscripts of groundbreaking scientific and historic importance are on hand. The original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and first editions of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia and Charles Darwin's Origin of Species are exhibited. The Declaration of Independence in Jefferson's own handwriting is here.
The Morris House Hotel a national historic landmark built in 1787 is seven miles away from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
The hotel is located in the district of downtown Philadelphia known as Society Hill which is just two blocks ...
Located in front of Independence Hall, this chiseled visage pays tribute to the military contributions of Commodore John Barry during
the American Revolutionary War. He is portrayed wearing his uniform and pointing onward into battle. Few Americans are well ...
Since General Tadeusz Kosciuszko arrived to fight alongside George Washington in the American Revolution, the connection between Poland and the
Unites States has been a strong one. Paintings and photographs commemorate the accomplishments and pride of the Polish people ...
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