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Christ Church, Philadelphia

"The Nation's Church" also known as Christ Church was the first Protestant Episcopal church in the U.S. This National Historic Landmark was founded in 1695, but the construction of this structure didn't begin until 1727. The church's steeple was built in 1754 and, at 60 m (197 ft) high, was actually the tallest building on the continent at the time. Take in the structure's famous colonial craftsmanship and 18th-century architecture. Step inside the church, which hosted 15 signers of the Declaration of Independence in its congregation, among other historical figures. Arrange to visit Christ Church and other attractions in Philadelphia using our Philadelphia online trip itinerary maker .
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  • You get the feeling that you are sitting with Ben Franklin and his contemporaries when spend time in the sanctuary of this church. Well worth seeing.  more »
  • We did a self guided tour. We walked the complete outside. There are burial markers everywhere you walk. I wanted to read everything. Buried here are signers of the constitution. Inside are more marke...  more »
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  • Nothing like visiting home. One cup Church of Christ.

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