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Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture fill, patrons file into their favorite restaurants and bars. Credit: A. Ricketts

The answer to that question is yes! What is there to say about our nations first city and how the streets scream of colonial America. Philadelphia is one of many places where you can visit and it feels like you’re walking through history.

Of course, you’ll get those constant reminders that it’s 2017 with the kids and cars making noise beside you; however, there will be moments when your mind is captivated by the numerous of landmarks that are located in such close proximity.

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Credit: Jeff Fusco

The Museum of The American Revolution will soon add to the old world charm that the city of brotherly love offers. Set to open April 19, 2017, families and history enthusiast will flock to the grand opening to witness how the creation of American democracy came to life. The museum will combine plenty of authentic artifacts, enticing galleries and modernized experiences that are meant to take patrons through a chronological journey.

Credit: Charles Ridgeway
Credit: Charles Ridgeway

What better way to introduce the possibilities of this museum to the New York City audience than with a luncheon put together by the Philadelphia travel board. At the luncheon, patrons watched a video on what history means to the current city of Philadelphia while also listening to Visit Philadelphia board members speak about the opening.

The best part about all of that was the colonial cocktail that was being passed around. Yes, I said colonial cocktail which means it was an actual drink concoction that was said to be a famous drink during the Revolution that was meant to “sneak up” on you!  To learn more about other colonial spirits, check out Steven Grasse’s book about it all here.

Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture fill, patrons file into their favorite restaurants and bars.  Credit: A. Ricketts.
Every first Friday of the month, people head to Old City to view the edgy, imaginative and beautiful works at neighborhood art galleries that keep their doors open later to welcome the crowds. Festivities spill out onto the sidewalks, where musicians and performance artists entertain, and, after getting their culture fill, patrons file into their favorite restaurants and bars. Credit: A. Ricketts.

Anticipations of spring just got even better with this unveil coming up! Be sure to stop by the museum with friends and family and let us know about your visit!!

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