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Discovering Colonial Philadelphia

Betyg 4,97 av 5 efter 34 omdömen.Philadelphia, USA

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Upplevelse under ledning av Reid

2 timmar
Upp till 8 personer
Hålls på Engelska

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Every building has a story to tell, from the materials, technology, and styles favored when it was constructed, to the people who designed, built, lived and worked there. Events of historic proportion take place in and around buildings as well. Come with me on this journey to discover all the secrets each building on our tour is waiting to tell us.

We will be walking through Old City, visiting the oldest continuously occupied residential street in the United States, and seeing the same buildings the Founding Fathers worked and worshiped in. Whether your interest is architecture, American History, visiting the places where Ben Franklin and George Washington lived and worked, or humming a tune from the Hamilton play as we experience Philadelphia as the Capitol of the United States, this tour is for you!
Every building has a story to tell, from the materials, technology, and styles favored when it was constructed, to the people who designed, built, lived and worked there. Events of historic proportion take place in and around buildings as well. Come with me on this journey to discover all the secrets each building on our tour is waiting to tell us.

We will be walking through Old City, visiting the oldest continuously occupied residenti…

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I am a Registered Architect who has lived in the City of Philadelphia since 1978. After taking a walking tour with famed City Planner Ed Bacon, I was inspired to give similar experiences of the city.
Currently residing in the Old City area of Philadelphia, I would love to introduce you to the only World Heritage City in the U.S.
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Starting on Elfreth's Alley, we will visit Christ Church, Franklin Court, Carpenter's Hall, the Second Bank of the United States, Independence Hall, The Curtis Center Tiffany mural, the Merchant's Exchange Building, the First Bank of the United States, and many more places.

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Maggie May
oktober 2020
Reid was a phenomenal host and tour guide. His 2 hour walking tour of Old City in Philadelphia could not have been more informative. His architectural background coupled with his knowledge of the city's history made for an exceptional afternoon of learning. We had a fabulous time strolling the streets while learning more about Philly's past and present. We highly recommend the tour as it's well worth the time! Thank you to Reid who did such a fabulous job.
Reid was a phenomenal host and tour guide. His 2 hour walking tour of Old City in Philadelphia could not have been more informative. His architectural background coupled with his k…
Brette
september 2020
I learned a lot about history on this tour. He was very kind to stop by a place that was not on the route. Overall a great experience!
Bruce
januari 2020
Reids enthusiasm for colonial history, life and the architecture was complete and infectious. He had all four of us diving right into colonial Philadelphia with his knowledge of the facts and his recollections of the colonial history and politics. Sprinkled throughout the tour were lively stories from the lives of Ben Franklin, Hamilton, William Penn and many of the other actors. He is the best!
Reids enthusiasm for colonial history, life and the architecture was complete and infectious. He had all four of us diving right into colonial Philadelphia with his knowledge of th…
Linda
januari 2020
Fantastic walking tour of colonial Philly. Our host, Reid, was incredibly knowledgeable of both the history and architecture of old philadelphia buildings and could turn that history into stories that kept us eagerly listening for the full 2 hours.
Fantastic walking tour of colonial Philly. Our host, Reid, was incredibly knowledgeable of both the history and architecture of old philadelphia buildings and could turn that histo…
Julia
december 2019
Reid has a ton of interesting knowledge about the people and places in Philadelphia’s colonial history. He is a good storyteller and brings history to life. 2 hours was plenty, but we wished we had booked a 3 Hour tour
Hang Man
oktober 2019
If you like history, this should be your start of exploring Philadelphia (and Pennsylvania). From Colonial Period to Independence, from the founders of America and also from different architectural style, Reid shows his passion on Art and History. Strongly Recommend!
If you like history, this should be your start of exploring Philadelphia (and Pennsylvania). From Colonial Period to Independence, from the founders of America and also from diffe…

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Upp till 8 gäster som är 10 år eller äldre kan delta. Föräldrar kan också ta med barn under 2 år.

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Bring cameras as there is much to photograph. Snacks that you like are good to have, or there are plenty of stores along the way. A hat and comfortable shoes are also a good idea to wear.

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