Declaration House

Color photo showing parlor with Windsor chairs around table in foreground, and tall case clock on pier wall in background.
Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence on this site in 1776.  Attending to him was his 14-year-old enslaved servant, Robert Hemmings.

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    Last updated: June 19, 2024

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    143 S. 3rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106



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