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Be on the lookout for Thomas Jefferson and his colonial comrades.
Try on a colonial costume and take a selfie with George Washington at the
Independence Visitor Center
. Look at the iconic crack, take a bucket list photo, and take a minute to really look at the inscription. Can you find any words that are spelled differently?
Walk in Oney Judge's footsteps at the
Presidents' House Site
. Where was she going?
Look for a funny "F" in one of the documents in the
Pose like your favorite statue and take a photo. Will it be George Washington (in front of Independence Hall) or maybe the Signer (5th and Chestnut)?
Listen for the sound of sticky ink in the
Franklin Court Printing Office
. Share a photo on social media and think about the power of words and images.
Love playing Guitar Hero? Try your hand at the Glass Armonica version in the
Benjamin Franklin Museum
. (Fee applies.)
Find George Washington and his second-favorite horse at the
Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank
. Look for the curious colors around GW's head.
Get your National Park Service passport stamped and ponder the age-old dilemma: should you get stamps for places you haven't been to?
Find the two lion statues behind the
Merchants' Exchange Building
. Can you spot the differences?
Last updated: January 13, 2017
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