Photo by K. Rankin for GPTMCPennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsAmiswritings on the wall of a building across the Mint

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  • The birthplace of our country's independence
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It had been a while since I'd visited Philadelphia. It's a place my parents took me as a child. We did the history thing: touring the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross's House, and Franklin's Print Shop. I went back years later with friends to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This time around, ... more
It had been a while since I'd visited Philadelphia. It's a place my parents took me as a child. We did the history thing: touring the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross's House, and Franklin's Print Shop. I went back years later with friends to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This time around, however, I traveled with my husband and our 7-year-old. Coming back felt like visiting an old friend.

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