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2015 Summer Tour – Philadelphia

We arrived in Philadelphia just in time for lunch at The Bourse, located very near to Independence Hall.

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We went inside and what did we have to eat?

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Why Philly Cheese Steaks of course!

Next we sauntered over to the Independence Hall Visitor Center for a movie about the decisions faced by four young Philadelphians at the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

The movie was followed by our tour of Independence Hall.

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On our way to the visitor center we paused for a group photo.

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The room where the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution were crafted.

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Another group photo on the other side of Independence Hall.  A bit more dramatic!

Then it was on to the Liberty Bell.

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We checked into our hotel (which had only ONE working elevator!), but which was nice and had a friendly staff.

Off to dinner at Old Country Buffet and then back to the hotel for a (somewhat) early night.

Tomorrow we’re off to Washington, DC (via Gettysburg).