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Learn Colonial Waterfront history

Learn Colonial Waterfront history

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Nick is an accomplished tour guide and historian of early Philadelphia. He's lived in Philadelphia most of his life. He's been a certified tour guide for many years. He has conducted well over 750 tours. He is currently Vice President of the National Association of Tourist Guide Association. President of the Philadelphia Association Tour Guides in 2016 and 2017.
Nick
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What we’ll do

On this 2 to 2 1/2 hour walking tour we will follow the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. The river was twice as wide and populated with many small islands. This tour will be illustrated with many rare images of the 18th Century waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront and the early inhabitants Tour starts at…

What else you should know

This walk runs rain or shine and we walk about 2 1/2 miles.

What I’ll provide

Transport
Walking

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes
Umbrella or rain gear, as needed

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Where you'll be

Highlights Penn's Welcome Park City Tavern, an early trading center, social center for Founding Fathers Dock Street, which was a navigable river Oldest remaining tavern, Man Full O' Trouble Site of Tun Tavern where the Marine Corps was founded Scottish/Irish Memorials to immigrants Christ Church(inside if not in use) Elfreth's Alley National Historical Site, nations oldest continuously occupied residential street William Penn Steps

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests aged 2 and up can attend.

More tips

This walk runs rain or shine and we walk about 2 1/2 miles.
Nick
history walk
Learn Colonial Waterfront history
26 reviews
£32 / person
26 reviews
£32 / person