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Christ Church in Philadelphia


Christ Church in Philadelphia

Two Interesting Historic Sites in Philadelphia!

This wonderful Georgian structure, built in 1727 has been the church home of many famous Philadelphians. Historic attendees of Christ Church include Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Betsy Ross, Benjamin Rush and many more. The interior of the church is a beautiful and ornate location which houses several historic items including a baptismal font from the 1300s which was donated by All Hallows Church in London. 

 

Christ Church Burial Ground is also a great place for history buffs to visit. This historic Philadelphia site has over 1400 gravesites with burials dating back to the Colonial and Revolutionary era. While you're there be sure to find the graves of Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Hamilton, Commodore William Bainbridge and several signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Location: 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
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Phone: 215-922-1695
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20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106