Society Hill Experience


Top Reasons to Go

Head House Square: On weekends from May through December, peruse the wares from local farmers and artisans at this historic marketplace.

House museums: See how well the Colonial era's movers and shakers lived by touring two of the city's most gracious residences, the Physick and Powel houses.

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church: This house of worship also served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.

South Street: Stroll the city's funkiest shopping district.

Washington Square: Have a picnic or kick back on a bench at this lush park, one of the city's original squares and also the graveyard for 2,600 British and American soldiers who died in the Revolutionary War.

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