Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

The Founding Of Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

In 1682, the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn. The name of Philadelphia stands for the Quaker meaning of, “City of brotherly love”.

The city hosts the Independence Hall U.S. National Historic District, which has the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War soldiers, the first U.S. National Bank, the burial site of Benjamin Franklin, in addition to the site where the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed.

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