The Philadelphia Story Tour
Friday, January 22
4:00-6:00pm
Tour begins and ends at the Pennsylvania Hospital
$39. Requires separate registration
Organized by GEP Philly

Learn of Philadelphia's medical accomplishments (such as the first hospital in America) and struggles (such as the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 and Legionnaire's disease outbreak of 1976) during this comprehensive full-city tour.

You will learn how Philadelphia is the home to the nation' first hospital, first medical school, first children' hospital, first cancer hospital, first eye hospital, first nursing school, first dental school and first Ronald McDonald House to comfort families of sick children.

The Philadelphia Story is a fully guided tour through four centuries of art, architecture and Philadelphia's growth to the 2nd largest city on the east coast.

See such sites as the Liberty Bell Center (interior tour), Independence Hall, Congress Hall, First and Second Bank of the US, Betsy Ross House, Franklin's grave, Christ Church, Elfreth's Alley and the neighborhood of Society Hill. Embracing the modern day, we'll visit neighborhoods where the Founding Fathers' lived and see how contemporary Philadelphians have made them their own. 

Going beyond the colonial period, you'll visit the bustling business district, Museum Mile of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the famous Rocky steps, Antique Row and Philadelphia's vibrant theater district.


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