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Explore the planet with this Philadelphia guidebook written just for kids. These pages include everything tweens need to know about Philly and nearby attractions. Don't miss the awesome fun facts and active hyperlinks throughout--Planet Explorers guidebooks turn the whole world into a learning experience.

If you like American history, the great outdoors and cheesesteak sandwiches, Philadelphia is the city for you. From the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall to the huge Fairmount Park and Philadelphia Zoo, the City of Brotherly Love has something for everyone.

You’ll love running up the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum like Rocky Balboa did—and checking out some of the amazing artifacts at the Franklin Institute Science Museum. When you need a break for food, go to the bustling Reading Terminal Market or bohemian South Street. People-watch in Rittenhouse Square and wrinkle your nose at the weird stuff inside the Mütter Museum.

Just outside of Philly, you’ll find awesome attractions like Longwood Gardens, Sesame Place and Battleship New Jersey. There’s no way you can escape from having an awesome time!

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ISBN: 9781465951175
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Jersey

Other Notable Philadelphia Places

Cool Spots to Shop

Helpful Philadelphia Websites

Born in Philly

Philadelphia in the Movies

Philadelphia Map

Test Your Philadelphia Knowledge

Planet Explorers Travel Tips

A Note from the Publisher

Introduction

If you like American history, the great outdoors and cheesesteak sandwiches, Philadelphia is the city for you. From the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall to the huge Fairmount Park and Philadelphia Zoo, the City of Brotherly Love has something for everyone.

You’ll love running up the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum like Rocky Balboa did—and checking out some of the amazing artifacts at the Franklin Institute Science Museum. When you need a break for food, go to the bustling Reading Terminal Market or bohemian South Street. People-watch in Rittenhouse Square and wrinkle your nose at the weird stuff inside the Mütter Museum.

Just outside of Philly, you’ll find awesome attractions like Longwood Gardens, Sesame Place and Battleship New Jersey. There’s no way you can escape from having an awesome time!

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South Street in Philadelphia, a popular spot to eat and shop

The History of Philadelphia

1623 The Dutch built Fort Nassau on the Delaware River and began building their New Netherland colony in the area. Before and during this period, the region was home to the Lenape Native American tribe.

1664 The English conquered the New Netherland colony.

1682 William Penn founded Philadelphia on October 27. He received a charter from Charles II of England to do so, and bought land from the local Lenape. A Quaker, Penn wanted his colony to exist in harmony with Native Americans.

William Penn

1750s Philadelphia was the largest city in the original 13 American colonies.

1776 The Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th in Philadelphia as