The Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia

by Edward Colimore
     
 

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia takes history buffs on twelve walking tours through different city neighborhoods, visiting buildings, streets, gardens, and parks that remain testaments to Philadelphia's historic past. Arranged to help readers follow a logical path from site to site, the book includes maps, information about which… See more details below

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The Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia takes history buffs on twelve walking tours through different city neighborhoods, visiting buildings, streets, gardens, and parks that remain testaments to Philadelphia's historic past. Arranged to help readers follow a logical path from site to site, the book includes maps, information about which sites can be toured, and tips on parking, public transportation, and nearby restaurants.

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia is the definitive resource for readers who want to stand in the spot where William Penn first set foot in his new city, follow in the footsteps of Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin, and explore grand Victorian-era buildings that remain a vibrant part of life here.

Included are tours of the Independence Hall area, Society Hill, Penn's Landing, Fairmount Park, Germantown, and much more. This is an indispensable guide for visitors to Philadelphia, for residents who want to know more about their city's past, and for anyone who has an interest in the history of one of our country's oldest and greatest cities.

About the Author:
Edward Colimore is a staff writer and editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933822037
Publisher:
Camino Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Philadelphia Inquirer's Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia Ser.
Pages:
246
Sales rank:
873,021
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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