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Philadelphia Sights

Loxley Court

Updated 05/19/2011

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One of the restored 18th-century houses in this lovely court was once home to Benjamin Loxley, a carpenter who worked on Independence Hall. The court's claim to fame, according to its residents, is as the spot where Benjamin Franklin flew his kite in his experiment with lightning; the key tied to it was the key to Loxley's front door.

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321–323 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, USA

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Sight Details:

  • Closed to public

Updated 05/19/2011

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