Philadelphia Sights

Loxley Court

  • 321–323 Arch St. Map It
  • Old City
  • Neighborhood/Street

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information

Address:

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

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Sight Details:

  • Closed to public
  • The residences are gated and privately owned. There is no admittance for the public

Published 01/10/2017

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