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I was able to visit Elfreth's Alley while walking to the Benjamin Franklin bridge. It is amazing that this street has been able to be preserved in such a way. It was nice to have a quiet walk down the street and imagine all of...More
It’s a very charming neighborhood- walking distance from Liberty bell and The Bourse. I highly recommend the 10 minute walk- especially on a nice day to see this fun neighborhood. Not much to do but it’s great for photos.
I've been to Philly several times but hadn't been to the oldest residential street in America. It is a really neat experience but we were surprised they were not in better shape, nor were they on the national historic landmark list. So it's a real...More
This was one of our stops on our three day tour of the city. It is supposedly the oldest street where people have lived continuously in the country. The little alley street is charming. Even though some people have added things like doorbells and security...More
They say people have lived along this street longer than any other street in the country. I wish I knew how old the buildings are, they don't look that old. Could they possibly be almost 300 years old?! It's only about a block long and...More
This alley is beautifully kept and fascinating to explore. It's quite a short street but off to one side is a small courtyard where you can sit and see some of the houses at a different angle than just from the main alleyway. Unfortunately, the...More