Independence Hall - Postcard

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Independence Hall - Postcard

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00557
Title: Independence Hall - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Independence Hall
Historic Street Address: 553 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located: Postcard Collection  Under: Philadelphia - Independence Hall - 1940

[ON REVERSE] NATIONAL MUSEUM  Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets  INDEPENDENCE HALL  In this beautiful building, the most historic spot in the United States of America, the Declaration of Independence was signed July 16, 1775. Here, Washington, on June 16, 1775 accepted his appointment as General of the Continental Army.    The Independence Hall was built during the years of 1732 to 1741, and here is housed the famous old Liberty Bell, which first proclaimed the Nation's freedom.   The building is open to the public free every day in the year.

Copyrighted 1943 & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, 441 N. 32nd St., Phila., Pa. No. 151W

Creation Year: ca. 1943
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.150132
Geocode Latitude:39.948388

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Woolley, Edmund, 1695-1771 - Architect
Hamilton, Andrew, approximately 1676-1741 - Architect