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1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour provided by Grim Philly Twilight Tours

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1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour

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  • You'll start at
    Grim Philly Twilight Tours
    523 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    We'll meet you directly "outside" the Market Street doors of the Independence Visitor Center, one block to the north of Independence Hall and across the street from The Liberty Bell and President's House in the heart of historic Philadelphia.
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    Liberty Bell Center
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Independence Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    The President's House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Congress Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    Franklin Court
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    New Hall Military Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Benjamin Franklin Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    B. Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 9
    Carpenters' Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    First Bank of the United States
  • 10
    Second Bank of the United States
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    American Philosophical Society Museum
    Library Company of Philadelphia
    Todd House
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Important Information
Departure Point
Grim Philly Twilight Tours, 523 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Duration
1h 40m
Return Details
35 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Inclusions
  • Every Guide Has a History Degree
  • Liberty Bell, Franklin; Abundant Sightseeing
  • Food and drinks, as specified
  • Entry/Admission - The President's House
  • Entry/Admission - Franklin Court
  • Entry/Admission - Carpenters' Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Grim Philly Twilight Tours
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Vince C wrote a review Sep. 2019
Madison, Georgia2 contributions
Terry was lots of fun—interesting and entertaining. He took a genuine interest in his audience, making sure to customize his presentation to our interests. Gave us lots of insight into the life and times of William Penn, George Washington, and Ben Franklin. Nice coverage of (I
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Ruth Reimer C wrote a review Sep. 2019
Madison, Georgia1 contribution
We did the 1776 tour with Terry as our guide and thoroughly enjoyed it. Terry is knowledgeable of his Philadelphia history and had a lot of information about people and places that I didn't learn in American history class. The cheesesteak at the end was delicious.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Scenic10955 wrote a review Sep. 2019
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We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Terry on September 8, 2019. Being from Philadelphia and having basic knowledge of the history of the area, we thought it would just be a nice day to walk around the historic area and listen to some interesting stories. Terry far exceeded our
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Beth F wrote a review Sep. 2019
Ann Arbor, Michigan2 contributions1 helpful vote
We could have toured these stops for free but with two teenage daughters, I knew that to be engaged and retain the history we needed a guide. Terry helped us really understand how Philadelphia began and how it changed over the years until today. Great history lesson and we loved
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Earl W wrote a review Aug. 2019
United States3 contributions
Joe was the perfect guide for The Wife and I on Friday 16 August 2019. It was a beautiful day with amazing history and interesting food. His knowledge and teaching skill made this a great event for us.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Grim Philly Twilight Tours
linimelchor
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Philly Historian in the making
tremely cold so made it uncomfortable to walk around or stand for a while and listen but Brittany was so knowledgea
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ErikaO_1523
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Learned information about obscure facts and topics
I enjoyed learning about the different aspects of each stop that aren’t listed on the signs. Our guide was very kno
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MirandaLand
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Entertaining & informative, Missing Key African-American History & Poe
It was New Year’s Eve and we were ready to say goodbye to 2020!! Our party of 3 joined a group of about 20 other br
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Carol B
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Great unusual tour of Old Philadelphia
A very entertaining and informative tour! I really enjoyed it. I was initially signed up for the New Year Eve early
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Minryan
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Fun Night of taboo history
Brittany was our tour guide and she was excellent. She knew so much and kept it very entertaining. It was cold, but
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Whweinstein
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Great history and macabre tour
The tour was great. It combined some fund and racy facts with a tour of many of the important buildings and sites
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penelopep539
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Creepy nighttime fun!
Really excellent tour! Four of us went on New Year's Eve and the content and stories the tour guide (Sarah) told we
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yobanim708
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Fun but could be better
Tour guy was very enthusiastic about his craft and I loved that. Only thing that sucked was how cold it was but tha
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Czoobe
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Another excellent ghost tour
We had the pleasure to attend a personal tour with Sarah, who was as knowledgeable as she was hilarious. The tour w
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kerce75
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Ghosts and paper condoms
This tour was great! We all learn "history" in school but this tour took us around to see some historic places whi
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DestineeD2
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Fun, Different Tour
I have done this tour twice and loved it each time. Both were unique and a fun way to mix in history, Philly, and s
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Jodi L
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History with a dark side
We loved our tour - it is actually more of a history walk with a dark twist. Our guide, Adam, was a great storytell
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carol3162
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Friday the 13th haunted pub crawl!
Ted our tour guide was great! Can’t go wrong with a history teacher 🤗 Very informative tour and showed us lots of
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415kerrym
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Absolutely fun & lively experience
Ted was easily the best tour guide I've had. He made this tour extremely fun and welcoming. He shows how much he ca
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NJGirl856
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Great tour
We loved it! Ted was very entertaining and engaging. We loved the stories and details of serial killer history in
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