Elfreth's Alley is America's oldest continuously occupied residential street. Stop by the gift shop at house 124 where all proceeds go to the preservation and education efforts on the Alley. Visit our house museum at #126 via a $5 tour guided by one of our knowledgable docents.
Oldest continually inhabited street in the United States, with beautifully maintained colonial-style homes
Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark with homes dating back to as early as 1702. It's history is interesting, the homes are beautiful and people actually still live there. Situated in Old City Philadelphia, it is comprised of about 35 homes and will leave you plenty of time to see the…
“Legendary home of Betsy Ross, the seamstress credited with designing the first flag of the United States”
“The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Once placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House, the bell today is located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park.”
“one of the oldest churches in Philadelphia. A lot of important people buried here, and just fun to see. There is A lot to do in this area, Etc....”
“Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It first opened in 1753. It is now the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.”