Francis Hopkinson House

January 22nd, 2014

The home of Francis Hopkinson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, from 1774 until 1791.

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Morton Homestead

January 22nd, 2014

Founded in 1654 by Morton Mortenson, a Finnish immigrant, this area was part of the New Sweden colony. John Morton, Mortenson’s great-grandson, signed the Declaration of Independence.

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Pen Ryn Mansion

January 22nd, 2014

Pen Ryn Mansion is a Colonial mansion first built by a wealthy shipping merchant featuring a tree-lined drive, river views, and gardens on 100 acres. The mansion was later expanded by the Drexel family to include an art gallery and library. The property was privately purchased and offers facilities for private events. Tours available. Call […]

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Harriman Historic District

January 22nd, 2014

The Harriman Historic District is a well-preserved example of a government planned and financed residential neighborhood from the World War I era.

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Gloria Dei (Old Swedes Church)

January 22nd, 2014

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes Church) is Pennsylvania’s oldest church, built by the Swedes. It was among the first to bring Christianity to Africans and Indians.

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Franklin Square

January 22nd, 2014

One of the five original open-space parks planned by William Penn when he laid out the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682.

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Roebling Village Historic District

January 22nd, 2014

John A. Roebling’s Sons Company in 1904 built a new steel and wire manufacturing plant near Trenton, along the Delaware River. The existing town, Kinkora, did not have available housing for the expanding population of workers. The Roebling company created a new town for its workers, Roebling Village.

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William Penn Landing Site

January 22nd, 2014

This was the spot William Penn’s first landing on the territory of Pennsylvania in October of 1682.

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Andalusia

January 22nd, 2014

The residence of Nicholas Biddle, head of the Second Bank of the United States, from 1821 to 1844. The house was originally designed in 1806 by architect Benjamin Latrobe. Upon purchasing the house, Biddle added river side drawing rooms, a kitchen, library wings, and a large wooden portico. The new additions were designed by architect […]

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Gershom Craft House

January 22nd, 2014

Built in 1806-1808, the Craft house is an outstanding example of Federal style architecture.

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