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This 2-hour walking tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today’s metropolis. The river was twice as wide and populated with many small islands.

This tour will feature many rare images of the 18th Century waterfront. Learn about the history of the waterfront and start your tour at Penn’s Welcome Park where you will learn the details of how the original Philadelphia was laid out and the role that the waterfront played in its development.

Tour include the Thomas Bond House, City Tavern, Dock Street, Man Full O’ Trouble Tavern, Site of Tun Tavern, Scottish/Irish Memorials, Elfreth’s Alley, William Penn Steps, Willow Creek site and more.



Explore the nation’s oldest residential street, Elfreth’s Alley

Learn about the history of the founding of Philadelphia in Penn’s Welcome Park

See the last steps to the then waterfront as ordered built by William Penn himself

Wonder at Philadelphia’s oldest still standing tavern, the Man Full O’ Trouble Tavern



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