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American Philosophical Society Museum American Philosophical Society Museum
In 2001, the American Philosophical Society’s historic Philosophical Hall (built 1786-89) opened its doors to the public for the first time since Charles Willson Peale closed his museum there in the early 19th century.
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Annual March In of the Continental Army Commemoration Annual March In of the Continental Army Commemoration
December 19, 2017
On December 19, 1777 General George Washington's Continental Army "marched in" to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters. This annual event commemorates their arrival and determination to persevere.
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Bartram's Garden Bartram's Garden
America's oldest living botanical garden includes an 18th century house and barn, wildflower meadow, river trail, wetland and water garden.
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Belmont Mansion and Underground Railroad Museum Belmont Mansion and Underground Railroad Museum
Built in the early eighteenth century, the Belmont Mansion is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in the United States. The Mansion property became part of Fairmount Park in 1869 and is now an underground railroad museum open to the public for tours.
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Chester Springs Studios Chester Springs Studios
The Chester Springs Studio is a vibrant arts center at Historic Yellow Springs. Founded in 1978 as an offshoot of Historic Yellow Springs, the Studio grew in reputation as a nationally-known home for the visual arts, particularly in the areas of painting and ceramics.
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Cliveden of the National Trust Cliveden of the National Trust
Benjamin Chew built Cliveden in Germantown as a summer home in the 1760’s. You can still see scars from the 1777 Battle of Germantown at Cliveden, where 75 Americans lost their lives trying, unsuccessfully, to capture the house.
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Daniel Boone Homestead Daniel Boone Homestead
Daniel Boone, the nation's most famous frontiersman, was born here in 1734 and spent his childhood exploring the hills and forests of the Oley Valley before his family moved to North Carolina.
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Evansburg State Park Evansburg State Park
The 3,300 acres of Evansburg State Park are a wonderful place to enjoy fishing, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, and a variety of other outdoor activities.
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Fort Mifflin on the Delaware Fort Mifflin on the Delaware
Originally called Fort Island Battery, and also known as Mud Island Fort, Fort Mifflin was commissioned in 1771.
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Germantown White House (Deshler-Morris House) Germantown White House (Deshler-Morris House)
The oldest official presidential residence, the Germantown White House, (Deshler-Morris House) twice sheltered George Washington. In October 1793, he found refuge during the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. The next summer it was a retreat for him and his family near Philadelphia, the Federal Capital.
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