Colonial City in Context Tour

What to expect
  • Get to know the origins of Philadelphia during a 3-hour past-focused tour with a local historian
  • Learn about the city's interesting origins, including its social and architectural growth during the 18th century
  • Visit sites of historical importance, including homes and churches, while touring the Old City and Society Hill neighborhoods
  • Enjoy an eye-opening look at one of the most politically and culturally important cities in America
Looking for a little brotherly love? During this historical exploration, you'll come to embrace the city of Philadelphia through three hours of guided sightseeing!

Your guide on this journey will be a local historian, who will introduce you to two of Philly's oldest neighborhoods: the aptly-named Old City and Society Hill. Along the way, you'll learn about the city's early days as a Quaker settlement and its rise to political importance, while visiting various sites of historical importance, including some that have stood for over 200 years.

You'll explore historic houses and churches on the inside and out as you get an intimate glimpse at how the city evolved socially and architecturally during the 18th century.

The tour generally concludes at Headhouse Market in Society Hill, which today is an active and vibrant farmer's market.

Time to find out more about the founding fathers!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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