Colonial Era Philadelphia Waterfront Walking Tour

Colonial Era Philadelphia Waterfront Walking Tour
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$170
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hrs
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Description

This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront.

This 2 hour walking tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia.  It begins at Penn's Welcome Park across from the City Tavern.  Meeting at local hotel by prior arrangement is possible, half hour before scheduled tour time

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 the history of the waterfront.

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

Formal tour ends at 3rd and Callowhill but group can be accompanied to a local destination nearby such as the Independence Visitor Center.

Special Offer - Book by May 25 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

Special Offer - Book by May 25 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront.

Special Offer - Book by May 25 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!