Philadelphia Sightseeing - July 2004 Page 1 of 5
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Day 1 of our touring of Philadelphia, we board the Philadelphia Trolley Works trolley for a 90-minute tour of the City. Mom, Paul, and MaryAnn seated.
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Mom, MaryAnn, and Paul seated. Awaiting departure for our 90-minute tour of the City.
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Mom, MaryAnn, and Paul seated on the left and Joe & KT on the right ready for departure..
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This is Betsy Ross's house as seen from the trolley.
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Some tourists watching an historical reenactment next to Betsy Ross's house .
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The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, as seen from the trolley tour.
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An interesting "painting" on the side of a building as seen from the trolley.
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This is Philadelphia City Hall with a statue of Benjamin Franklin on the top.
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This is Philadelphia City Hall with a statue of Benjamin Franklin on the top.
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A very quaint street scene as seen from the trolley tour.
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A very quaint street scene as seen from the trolley tour.
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A very quaint street scene as seen from the trolley tour. In the middle is the second oldest Synagogue in the country. We will revisit it later on foot.
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KT & Joe enjoying the trolley tour as it comes to an end.
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The sign outside Christ Church Burial Ground, established 1719 and the burial place of Benjamin Franklin and 4 other signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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The entrance to Christ Church Burial Ground, established 1719 and the burial place of Benjamin Franklin and 4 other signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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A Plaque in Christ Church Burial Ground, commemorating Benjamin Franklin. It is interesting that, of all the things he was, they refer to "Benjamin Franklin, printer".
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Joe & KT standing at Benjamin Franklin's grave in Christ Church Burial Ground.
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Benjamin Franklin's grave in Christ Church Burial Ground. Pennies dot his tombstone, as a local tradition claims that such a practice will bring the penny-tosser luck. The custom relates to a pithy cliché attributed to Franklin and published in his Poor Richard's Almanac: "A penny saved, is a penny earned."
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Joe & KT walking on a path in Christ Church Burial Ground.
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KT & Joe walking on a path between two rows of crypts in Christ Church Burial Ground.

 
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