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“A sense of history”

Benjamin Franklin's Grave
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
Ranked #60 of 437 things to do in Philadelphia
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Marlton, NJ
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A sense of history”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

If one likes visiting graveyards (I find it very peaceful, myself), this is a neat one to visit ... giving a sense of Revolutionary War history.

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Haddonfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice to visit once”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

In the town of "brotherly love" the side attractions charge money for people to view American HIsotry. The first time I toured Philadelphia I paid to see Ben Franklin's Grave. What was I thinking? If I take friends to visit the Historical sites, we look at the grave through the gate. This is not worth the money.

Visited June 2012
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langhorne, pa
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A piece of history up close”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

In school one studies this famous American & right in the heart of Philly one can visit his grave. Brting some pennies to throw on his grave...."A penny earned is a penny saved."

Visited August 2012
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West Chester, PA
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“You Can See It From Street”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

You have to pay to get into Christ Church's Cemetary. If you are a history geek like me, it may be worth it. We received a family rate and there is a map online of all of the graves. They will charge you for a map down there.

Visited March 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worth the stop”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

If you are walking around, stop by this landmark. We heard from our carriage ride driver that it's good luck to hold hands with your loved one, and flip a penny onto the grave. (we saw people doing this but didn't know why until the carriage ride).

Visited October 2012
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