History and Social Studies

Featured Historic Places/Sites

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

Experience history with your students/scouts/group and interact with living history interpreters in our exciting Education programs. Enter 1777 or 1863 and share the hardships, tribulations and excitement of those people living in early American times. Fort Mifflin & Hog Island Rds., Philadelphia, PA 19153. Tel: 215-685-4167. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Elfreth's Alley & Museum

124-26 Elfreth’s Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 215-574-0560. 32 historic houses, dating back to the first days of the 18th century. Learn about Philadelphia’s working class households and the lives of early American women. Fee.

Franklin Court: Independence National Historical Park

318 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 215-965-2305. The site of Benjamin Franklin’s home, which includes an underground museum which highlights the life and accomplishments of Ben Franklin. Free.