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Athenaeum of Philadelphia
219 S. 6th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
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      Views of Independence: 250 Years of Images Depicting Independence Hall & its Surroundings
    • Thursday, June 30, 2016
    • In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia will exhibit rare prints, manuscripts, architectural drawings and photographs that document the birthplace of America. Included are rarely seen items that include the first drawing of Independence Hall by a professional architect, an 1870 proposal to build Philadelphia's new city hall on Independence Square, and design proposals for Independence Mall that span eight decades.