Architecture Walking Tour: Around Washington Square
Meet at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, center of Washington Sq.
Walk around one of William Penn's original planned public parks. Learn how this square served as a burial ground for over 1,200 Revolutionary War soldiers, then as a potter's field before receiving its present name in 1825. See The Athenaeum, the first Italian Renaissance building in the US, & learn how the Square became home to the publishing industry in the early 20th century.
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1608 Walnut St.
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-546-1146 ext 3