Philadelphia Sights

Independence Square

Published 06/03/2014

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On July 8, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was first read in public here. Although the square is not as imposing today, it still has great dignity. You can imagine the impact the reading had on the colonists.

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Bounded by Walnut and Chestnut Sts. and 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States

Published 06/03/2014


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