Independence Square

Old City Plaza/Square/Piazza

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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... READ MORE

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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19106, USA

www.nps.gov/inde

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Rate Includes: Free, Visitors may have to pass through a security checkpoint at 5th and Chestnut Sts.

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