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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Philadelphia, PA
Event Name: East
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106043 2017/Y1278
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11K/5K - 1A
Description: Daily, dawn to dusk. The walk goes through the historic and waterfront areas of Phila. See where the Declaration of Independence was signed by patriots of a very new government. You will pass by the house where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence as well as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and Betsy Ross house. Walk along the Delaware River waterfront, and through the Italian Marketplace.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Underground Railroad, United States Post Offices, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
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Location: Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel
Start Point / Driving Directions: 4th and Arch St. PA 19106 (215-923-8660). Located near the U.S. Mint and Independence Hall. From I-95 take Exit 22 onto Callowhill St., then Left on 4th St four blocks to hotel. From PA Turnpike take Exit 326 (I-76E to I-676E). Exit at 8th St, then Right to 1st light (Race St), Left to 4th St, then Right on 4th to hotel. From NJ Turnpike take Exit 4 Rt (73N to 38W). 38W to 30W to Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Cross bridge and take 1st right around a sharp "U" turn to 4th St. Right on 4th for 2.5 blocks to hotel. There is a charge for parking. Free parking is available on Sundays on certain streets.
Awards & Fees: B Award
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Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Patricia Crisfulla (215) 334-5825
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net
E-Mail Contact: pmcrisfulla@hotmail.com