Elfreth’s Alley Snapshot

Here’s a quick look at Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia, PA, USA. This is a street from before the United States was a country, with some houses dating from about 1707.

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This area of Philadelphia has plenty of construction going on at the moment. However, this alley will be preserved for years to come, which is a nice touch. If you’re passing by, this is worth a look.

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Washington’s Chapel, Valley Forge

Visitors to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA will find some beautiful scenery and this stunningly beautiful chapel.

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The attached cloister is a good place to meditate. Inside you’ll find a marvelous space with historic flags and stained glass.

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And don’t miss the many details, such as this figure in the wrought iron:

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There’s plenty to do at Valley Forge so take your time.

Old North Church

The Old North Church is famous for “one if by land, two if by sea.” Here’s a photo of the Paul Revere statue with the steeple of the church in the background:

Paul Revere's statue with the Old North Church in the background.

Paul Revere’s statue with the Old North Church in the background.

Inside, you’ll find a rather austere building as the next photo shows:

Interior of the Old North Church, Boston, MA, USA.

Interior of the Old North Church, Boston, MA, USA.

It’s amazing to think that this building figured prominently in the start of the American Revolution. Here’s another view of the interior:

Another view of the interior of the Old North Church, Boston, MA, USA.

Another view of the interior of the Old North Church, Boston, MA, USA.

If you happen to be in Boston, you definitely want to stop in here for a look around. You’ll be surrounded by history and see one of the places where it all began.

Let Freedom Ring!

The Liberty Bell, currently silent, in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Let freedom ring. And responsibility, too.