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America's Oldest Street

on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 19:36

If you lived at Elfreth's Alley since the beginning you might need to "Meet the Neighbors" 3,000 times. That's the number of people said to have lived here over the last 300 years.

Elfreth's Alley is a street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which is referred to as "Our nation's oldest residential street," dating to 1702. there are 32 houses on the street in the Old City section, which were built between 1728 and 1836.

Elfreth's Alley is named for Jeremiah Elfreth, an 18th-century blacksmith and property owner.

Join Freewalkers Inaugural "Philadelphia Freedom" Walk on Saturday, July 12, 2014

on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 19:43

We will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, next to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station.

PLACE: Park America Lot, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia.  This is a safe, economical parking lot located about one block west of 30th Street Station (which faces Market Street). Cost to park here is $10 for the entire day. 

GETTING THERE FROM N.Y. CITY: Amtrak or NJ Transit Trains are available for transportion to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

VIA AMTRAK  (one-way fare is currently $39)

Amtrak Train 131 (Northeast Regional) leaves NY Penn Station at 6:45 a.m.