Frankford Arsenal

The Frankford Arsenal is the site of an United States Army ammunition plant in Northeast Philadelphia. Started in 1816, it was the center of U.S. military small-arms ammunition design and development until its closure in 1977. Of the many products manufactured at the arsenal, fire-control and range-finding instruments are the most notable. The Arsenal reached […]

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Frankford Bridge

The Frankford Avenue Bridge, or Pennypack Creek Bridge, was erected in 1697 and is the oldest surviving roadway bridge in the United States.

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Franklin Square

One of the five original open-space parks planned by William Penn when he laid out the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682.

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Gershom Craft House

Built in 1806-1808, the Craft house is an outstanding example of Federal style architecture.

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Girard Group

Piers 3 and 5 North were built in 1923 and are named in honor of Stephen Girard.

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Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd is the only Delaware River estate located in Philadelphia, which is open to the public. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. First built in 1850 by the Macalester family, it underwent extensive renovations and additions in 1895 by the Foerderer family, upon which the name was changed to Glen […]

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Gloria Dei (Old Swedes Church)

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes Church) is Pennsylvania’s oldest church, built by the Swedes. It was among the first to bring Christianity to Africans and Indians.

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Governor Printz Park

Governor Printz Park is the site of the first permanent European settlement in Pennsylvania and the capital of New Sweden in the mid-17th century. The park features an outdoor exhibit on the history of New Sweden and a statue of Governor Printz.

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Griffith Morgan House

The Griffith Morgan is one of the oldest stone houses in Camden County, dating to about 1715 and once attached to a structure that was built in 1693. The Griffith Morgan House in on the National Register of Historic Places. The colonial home of the Morgan family is now a community center with a museum […]

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Harriman Historic District

The Harriman Historic District is a well-preserved example of a government planned and financed residential neighborhood from the World War I era.

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