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    Independence

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Supreme Court Chamber in Old City Hall

OCH Supreme Court of the US

Supreme Court Chamber

Independence Nat'l Historical Park

Try Independence National Historical Park Cell Phone Audio Tour! Call 267-519-4295, press Prompt #16 for Old City Hall information. Read the flyer with stops.

Located on the corner of Chestnut and 5th Streets, Old City Hall is open year round, with hours varying by season. Visitors are admitted free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Ranger talks are offered. Built as the City Hall of Philadelphia, the building was used by the U. S. Supreme Court from the time the building was completed in 1791 until 1800 when the Federal Government was moved to Washington D. C.. The municipal government and courts occupied the building during the 19th century.

 
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Exterior, Old City Hall
Independence Nat'l Historical Park
 
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Plaque on west exterior wall, Old City Hall
Independence Nat'l Historical Park

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