Independence Hall was the site of many important events in the birth of the nation. Explore the rich history of "the Cradle of Liberty."
On July 8, 1776, the Liberty Bell was rung for to announce the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. Today, the 2,000-pound bell is still a symbol of liberty and the country's fight for independence.
Benjamin Franklin built the homes at Franklin Court in 1786. Explore the house at 318 Market Street. The walls have been stripped to show the changes made to the house from 1786 to the present.
See where Betsy Ross made the first American flag. The legend claims Ross made the flag after a visit from George Washington.