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Experience what living in Colonial Philadedlphia was like almost 300 years ago. You’ll be shocked at how narrow the streets were back then. Although the homes have been fabulously restored, you can actually feel history.
I used to love to walk this block whenever I went to Philadelphia for business or pleasure and that was often up till 1994. I had not gone since then till this past weekend and insisted we visit - all loved it. It is free,...More
This is just one street with side short alleys and small garden sitting area. It’s the oldest city street. Most of the small homes are still occupied. They have back exits to come and go. We were there on garbage day. One front window had...More
While this attraction is a bit off the beaten path, I'm so glad we sought it out. The architecture is wonderful, and the preservation amazing. It's hard to imagine a street in the United States that has been occupied since the 1700s. We also visited...More
I had seen this from the Big Bus on a prior visit but not well enough to photograph. I really enjoyed stroll down the alley, reading the signs and plaques and imagining how different life was when those houses were new. 2 things marred our...More
This is the oldest street in America and 27 of the 30 homes are still lived in, and have been occupied since the 1700's. It was really cool to walk down the narrow, rock road, you really felt like you stepped back in time. If...More