Amid the ever-changing landscape of downtown Philadelphia at the start of the 21st century, it can sometimes seem as though much of the history of this venerable city has been lost in the name of progress. But the treasures of the past three centuries are still all around—you just have to know where to look for them. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Walking Tours of Historic Philadelphia leads history buffs on twelve separate walks through neighborhoods where the past remains alive. You’ll visit buildings, streets, gardens and parks, dating from the colonial period to the Victorian era, that still stand as proud testaments to the city’s storied past.
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