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History Section Group Tour of Independence Hall

The RUSA History Section will take a group tour of Independence Hall at 10:15 on Saturday, January 25.  The guided tour will last from 20 to 30 minutes.  Tour participants can also visit nearby Congress Hall and the Liberty Bell, as well as other nearby historic sites.

All those interested in the tour should gather at the east end of Independence Hall on Chestnut Street and 5th Streets by 9:50 in order to pass through security.  A RUSA representative will be there to help with problems.

Please RSVP at:  http://rusahs-ind.eventbrite.com

 

There are several ways to get to Independence Hall:

You can walk.  It takes about twenty minutes to get to Independence Hall from the Convention Center.

By subway: take the Market-Frankford subway at Market and 11th street to 5th street and then walk one block south to Chestnut street and Independence Hall.

By bus: Take either the no. 9 bus from 11th street and Chestnut going east to 5th street, or take the no. 33 bus at 11th Street and Market going east to 5th street and Market, then walk south to Chestnut and Independence Hall.

 

A list of other nearby historical sites is available at:

http://www.nps.gov/inde/planyourvisit/upload/jan-2014.pdf

 

A map of the park is available at:

https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&cid=6796691835994292980&q=Independence+Visitor+Center&iwloc=A&gl=US&hl=en