While in Philadelphia, feel free to visit a few of our many diverse museums and sites within walking distance of near Independence National Historical Park.
Christ Church Burial Ground (Ben Franklin’s Gravesite)
Federal Reserve Bank (Money in Motion exhibit)Gloria Dei (Old Swedes' Church)
Did You Know?
Many American patriots owned slaves before, during or after the Revolution. Here are a few you might know: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Rush, James Madison, Robert Morris, and James Wilson. Many of them spoke out against slavery, but only Washington freed 124 people by his will.