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December 6, 2013

Reminder: Elfreth’s Alley Opens Its Doors For The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 7, 3-7 P.M.

Alright, history buffs. If you’ve ever peeked through the windows of historic homes in Philadelphia, this event is for you. The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house this Saturday, December 7 from 3 to 7 [...]

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November 19, 2013

Save The Date: Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House On Saturday, December 7

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house on Saturday, December 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved [...]

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June 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To The Dozens And Dozens Of Festivals Coming Your Way This Summer

All summer long, outdoor festivals abound in Philadelphia. To help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve compiled our Summer Festivals roundup with all the festivals we could find taking place within the next few months. Whether you’re looking to dance to the music of [...]

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June 3, 2013

Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 8

Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, is located right in the midst of Old City. While it sees its fair share of foot traffic each day, guests of the historic street hardly ever have the opportunity to discover the homes of the 60 residents. On just a few select days of the year, the [...]

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May 17, 2013

Visit Elfreth’s Alley To Take In The Brand New Exhibit, Making Ends Meet: 300 Years of Life on Elfreth’s Alley, Opening This Saturday, May 18

As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th-century colonial Philadelphians. Located in the heart of Old City between Front and 2nd Streets just north of Arch, the Elfreth’s Alley Museum is one of few landmarks dedicated to the everyday American. This weekend, the Elfreth’s Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibition [...]

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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of [...]

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November 28, 2012

Roundup: Our Picks For The Top 10 Holiday Dates In Philadelphia

With a nip in the air and the holidays near, this is arguably the most romantic time of the year. In case you’re in need of some amatory ideas, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday date ideas in and around Philadelphia. Some are tried-and-true seasonal favorites year after year, some may be new [...]

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November 26, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual “Deck The Alley” Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual “Deck the Alley” open house this Saturday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved architectural details [...]

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October 17, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Experiencing Haunted Philadelphia

Rumored haunted sites and eerie historical properties are not a hard thing to come by here in one of the oldest cities in the country. If you have an interest in the supernatural and don’t have a clue where to start, we’re here to help. Whether you’re looking to learn some local history, grab dinner [...]

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October 16, 2012

Get Into The Halloween Spirit(s) With “Ghosthunting 101” At Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday Night, October 20

Think you have what it takes to be a ghost-hunter? The nation’s longest lived-on street is hosting a night of spirit seeking and paranormal investigating on Saturday night, October 20. Join the Elfreth’s Alley Museum and the Oakford Paranormal Society for a special investigation of the three-century-year-old alley. Get hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment led [...]

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