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I had seen this from the Big Bus on a prior visit but not well enough to photograph. I really enjoyed stroll down the alley, reading the signs and plaques and imagining how different life was when those houses were new. 2 things marred our...More
This is the oldest street in America and 27 of the 30 homes are still lived in, and have been occupied since the 1700's. It was really cool to walk down the narrow, rock road, you really felt like you stepped back in time. If...More
You simply cannot appreciate Elfreth's Alley from the tour buses; you must get off and walk. You will feel as though you've stepped back in time. One of the oldest residential streets in our nation, it's been beautifully preserved! You can get more details on...More
Walk the same streets people walked in the early 1700's. America was spreading out and they paved streets in stones. This is the first 3-story town homes that now dot Philly like wildfire. A literal transplant of England town homes.