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Fun Educational Trips to Philadelphia

Fun Educational Trips to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a place which is usually associated with being the birth place of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. The area not simply renders cobblestone streets and substantial landmark, culture, ethnic and artistic treasures too. Philadelphia is the 5th biggest city in United States and this is a place which is the center of entire American history and having perfect spots for educational trips.

Students who travel for educational trips in Philadelphia initially drop by Independence National Historic Park where it is considered abode of Liberty Bell as well as Independence Hall. Philadelphia is acknowledged as the most historic place in America, students who go on an educational trip never forget to pay a visit on the Liberty Bell which is located in Liberty Bell Center. Visitors have the opportunity to see a video presentation and various exhibits regarding the Bell which centers about the origins and the current role of it as an international symbol of freedom. The Liberty Bell is exhibited in a glorious glass chamber having an Independence Hall background.

The Assembly Room can be also seen on the similar location where George Washington was designated as commander and chief of Continental Army back in 1755 and in 1777 was the agreement on the layout of the American flag. The interior and exterior of the establishment was restored to present the original late 18th century look. Excursionist can also view the primary "rising sun" chair which was utilized by George Washington took over the Constitutional Convention.

If your guidebook allows you to look into Independence National Historical Park's various locations, you will discover that the area has more than 55 acres around 20 city blocks inside the substantial region of Philadelphia city, the park conserves and construes a lot of the country's chief significant resources related with the foundation of United States. These areas comprise of 1st and 2nd Banks of U.S., Old City Hall and Congress Hall. Moreover, the park presents the life of Philadelphia's well known people such as Benjamin Franklin, where his home was built in Franklin Court.

As visitors try to view some of the America's heroes and exemplary of freedom, National Liberty Museum which is situated close to Independence Hall pay tribute to 1,000 men and women as well as young individuals of entire race who had the courage to come out and make a difference in the world. They range from world leaders up to the initial responders who sacrificed their lives last Sept. 11, 2001. Exhibits focus on topics about peace, and concept of freedom over the 300 years of migrants' sufferings. The museum encompasses an array of over 100 world renowned creations of fine art that displays the fragility of liberty by use of contemporary art.

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When you visit Betsy Ross House which is believed to be the creator of the American flag, you will notice how working-class individuals once reside in Colonial Philadelphia. This house functioned as the lodging for shoemaker, shopkeeper, and apothecary or in our times known as pharmacist.

George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross accept Christ Church as a place of worship. This was considered an area for faith and life for four centuries.

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