Carpenters' Hall

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The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia is the oldest extant craft guild in the United States. Founded in 1724, the Company … See more


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May 9, 2024
According to information, this is where the 1st Continental Congress met in 1774 and also where Pennsylvania declared itself independent from the British Empire. It is free and worth a stop of anyon… Full review by MeryMeCo
May 8, 2024
Neat place, not very big, and free. Should definitely check it out if you're into the early history of the country! They have some good displays set up in the main space. Full review by Jessie C
Jan 27, 2024
We were wandering around Philly at night and passed by here when it was closed. It is located on Chestnut Street around the back of the the First Bank of the United States and is in a quiet garden, a… Full review by tinylass
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Date founded:1770
Architect:Robert Smith
Architectural style:Georgian

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Why was Britain taxing the colonies?
French & Indian War (in Europe, the Seven Years War) ended in 1763, leaving England with large war debts. England felt the colonists should assist...
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