St. John’s Church

Built in 1815, St. John’s is one of William Strickland’s oldest surviving designs. St. John’s is the fifth oldest surviving church in Philadelphia.

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Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company

Sun Shipbuilding was a major shipbuilding company in Chester from 1917 to 1989. During World War II, it participated in the U.S. Government’s Emergency Shipbuilding Program. Today, the former Sun Shipbuilding Yard has been extensively reclaimed for other uses. While environmental remediation and development have mostly destroyed the yards structures, evidence of the some of the 28 slipways is […]

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Tacony Music Hall

Erected in 1885, the Tacony Music Hall was a multi-use facility, with retail space, an auditorium, and was the home of the Keystone Scientific and Literary Association.

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USS New Jersey

USS New Jersey, America’s most decorated battleship, serves as a museum offering tours and overnight stays. Experience the life of a sailor by commanding the Admiral’s seat, lying in a bunk, or aiming weapons.

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Walt Whitman House

Walt Whitman House, once owned by the famed poet, is now a National Historic Landmark and a museum to Whitman’s life.

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Washington 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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William Penn Landing Site

This was the spot William Penn’s first landing on the territory of Pennsylvania in October of 1682.

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William Trent House

The William Trent House, built in 1719, is the oldest house in Trenton, NJ, which became the capital of New Jersey.

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