Civil War Heritage in Philadelphia PA

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  • 701 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106-1504
    215-574-0380
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia collects and preserves art and artifacts and, through exhibitions and programs, interprets the history and stories of African Americans and those of the...
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  • 1330 W. Berks St, Fl 1 Philadelphia, PA 19122-6087
    215-204-6632
    Accumulated by the eponymous scholar over three decades, the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection has materials on the global black experience in all formats: books, pamphlets, journals,...
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  • 611 Meetinghouse Road Boothwyn, PA 19061
    610-494-1361
    This Quaker Meeting House was built in 1688 of logs, then after a fire in 1769, it was built of stone.  A true Historical Meeting House in pristine condition with no modern conveniences (plumbing,...
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  • 210 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19106-4512
    Cyrus Bustill, a mulatto who was born into bondage and later purchased his freedom, represented the principles for which the American Revolution was fought. As a free black man, he was caught in a...
  • 16 Winthrop Rd Darby, PA 19023-1116
    610-583-4386
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  • 2207 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-545-0391
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  • 2101 S. College Ave Philadelphia, PA 19121
    215-787-4434
    The Civil Rights Landmark at Girard College honors the racial integration of the school in 1968. The story merits a PA state historical marker just to the east of the school's front gates.
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  • 2101 S. College Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19121-4800
    215-787-4434
    Founder's Hall at Girard College, a National Historic Landmark, is an impressive Greek Revival temple noted for its Corinthian colonnade. It was designed by Thomas U. Walter, a founding member of...
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  • 143 S. Third St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-965-2305
    The most historic square mile in the most historic city in America. Independence National Historical Park, locally referred to as Independence Mall, covers several blocks of Old City Philadelphia....
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  • 336 Lombard St Philadelphia, PA 19147-1529
    James Forten was born in Philadelphia to free black parents. Forten worked closely with other antislavery leaders, such as Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, and was a founding member of the Free...
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