What's Happening

This Week

Future Storytellers Contest

Contest closes July 15

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. is looking for the next generation of Once Upon A Nation Storytellers! Kids ages 7 - 12 can enter to win a chance to be a Storyteller for a day, at the award-winning Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches, by submitting a story about their favorite History Hero or Heroine!

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Once Upon A Nation's
10th Anniversary

May 23 - September 7

All summer long, celebrate ten amazing years of Once Upon A Nation right here in Historic Philadelphia! Raise the flag with Betsy Ross, hear the stories of America at the Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches, join the Continental Army at the Military Muster, and take part in the end of day Declaration Readings!

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Once Upon A Nation Itinerary »


Philadelphia Freedoms Pop-Up Tennis in Franklin Square

Tuesday, July 7, 11 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Philadelphia Freedoms and friends in Franklin Square for free tennis instruction, giveaway prizes, and special appearances by the Freedoms mascot Nettie and 76ers mascot Franklin!

Independence After Hours

Tuesdays - Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the most engaging and captivating experience in Historic Philadelphia, Independence After Hours! Enjoy an authentic colonial dinner at City Tavern then "sneak" into Independence Hall and eavesdrop on Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and John Adams as they debate the Declaration of Independence. Spaces are limited, so purchase your tickets today!

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Tippler's Tour:
Ben's Kites & Flights

Thursdays through August

Raise a glass, sing a song, and join Dr. Benjamin Franklin on a tour of four Old City pubs on the Tippler's Tour: Ben's Kites & Flights! Purchase your tickets today for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to tour the storied streets with Philadelphia's "electrifying" Founding Father, while enjoy drinks and snacks at four lively pubs!

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Duck, Duck, Liberty Package!

Save money and experience the best of Historic Philadelphia by land and sea with the Duck, Duck, Liberty Package! Each Duck, Duck, Liberty package includes admission to the Betsy Ross House and the Liberty 360 3D Show in the PECO Theater along with a journey through America's most historic square mile and the Delaware River waterfront on a Ride the Ducks tour! Tickets: $35 Adults, $25 Children


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Duck, Duck, Liberty package »


 


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Ways to Give

To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our education outreach program.