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Memorial Hall

42nd and Parkside Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19131 (Fairmount Park)
215-334-3472
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Ranked #222 of 289 Attractions in Philadelphia
Description: Important building used during the United States' Centennial celebration during the Ulysses S. Grant presidency in 1876.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

If you're in West Fairmont Park its worth checking out the arches that bookend the building. At the foot of each are curved benches with grooves cut in that allow a whispered statement be heard from the opposite end, 15-20 feet away. Great for kids but impressive to all.

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