Though William Penn left the Anglican Church to become a Quaker, he practiced religious tolerance. The Anglicans built this ... More
Christ Church in Philadelphia
Though William Penn left the Anglican Church to become a Quaker, he practiced religious tolerance. The Anglicans built this 1727-44 beautiful structure, based on Christopher Wren's designs in London. There are still services on Sundays and holy days, plus architectural tours. George Washington's seat is marked by a plaque. The Christ Church burial ground , the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin and his family, is at the corner of 5th and Arch Streets.
Old St. Mary's Church was established in 1763 and was the first cathedral of the Diocese of Philadelphia. George Washington,
John Adams and other members of the First Continental Congress attended St. Mary's for Sunday Vespers in 1774. Printer ...
The Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church is the only remaining Colonial Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and has an interesting history.
Old Pine's first Pastor, George Duffield, served as chaplain to the First Continental Congress in 1774 and, with many ...
See the humble surroundings that gave rise to one of the most famous First Ladies in US history. Other than
being known as the only First Lady to be burned out of the White House in 1814, Dolly Madison ...
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