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May 02, 2017
Tourism to Independence National Historical Park creates $296.3 million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 5.1 million visitors to Independence National Historical Park in 2016 spent $296.3 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 4.6 thousand jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $439.6 million.

July 14, 2016
Historic Second Bank of the United States Reopens to the Public
On May 28, 2016 the Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the United States reopened to the public after being closed for fourteen months for cleaning and conservation. Cleaning and conservation work was necessary because of a small fire in a mechanical unit in the basement that occurred in January 2015.

Last updated: October 17, 2016

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