The second film is "The History Channel's Choosing Sides: Young Voices on the Revolution." Four young actors portray teenagers who actually lived in Philadelphia, using the words they wrote in letters and diaries. Not all of them supported the American Revolution and the film presents their differing opinions and experiences.
These movies are shown throughout the day. Please ask at the National Park Service desk in the visitor center for exact times. The phone number for the Independence Visitor Center is 215-965-2305.
Did You Know?
The Continental Navy Jack, designed for Commodore Esek Hopkins during the American Revolution, is still in use today. The Secretary of the Navy reauthorized its use on all Navy ships in 2002. The flag is 13 alternating red and white stripes with “Don’t Tread On Me” snake.