S: 8th Grade Cass Trip To Philadelphia
1: Swanton 8th Grade Class Trip The Freedom Tour May 24 & 25 , 2010 PHILADELPHIA | th | th
2: Our group, the boy bus and everyone waiting to load up
5: Various Philadelphia buildings
7: Independence Hall
8: Inside Independence Hall The Assembly Room where the declaration of Independence was signed, George Washington was appointed Commander in Chief of the Continental Army and where the U.S. Constitution was drafted.
9: Inside Independence Hall The Court Room | Inside Congress Hall The House of Representatives and Senate meeting rooms | where George Washington was inaugurated for his second term, John Adams was inaugurated and The Bill of Rights was ratified.
13: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution | Located in Washington Square where thousands of soldiers, the poor and victims of the 1793 Yellow Fever epidemic were buried. Burials in this square began in 1706 and continued for nine decades.
15: The National Constitution Center
17: Philadelphia Museum of Art and the steps from the movie Rocky
20: Betsy Ross House
21: Franklin Court
22: City Hall
23: At 548 feet tall, this is the tallest occupied masonry building in the world and it has more interior space than the U.S. Capitol Building. Philadelphia City Hall is the most expensive government building ever built in the United States. The 37 foot tall statue of William Penn is the tallest statue on any building in the world. The clock on the tower is 26 feet tall and the minute hand alone weighs 225 pounds.
24: The largest pipe organ in the world inside Wanamaker's (Macy's)
25: Walking the streets of Philadelphia!
26: On the steps of the Second Bank of the United States