America’s first Stock Exchange – in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania once held the infamous gangster Al Capone. While I wouldn’t want to spend a day in jail, Al Capone’s cell looks like it was pretty cozy. At least I could catch up on some reading.
Right in the heart of Philadelphia, Eastern State Penitentiary was an active prison from 1829-1971. Now it is a museum, and a really interesting place to visit.
City Markets are wonderful places and Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia is one of the better ones in the country. A great place for lunch if you are ever in the area.
When you think of the history of Philadelphia, you would imagine a strong masonic presence. This temple is a beautiful building.
This is one of my favorite buildings. City Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is wonderful with a statue of William Penn on top.
I snapped this at the park in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It was just such a beautiful day, I couldn’t help it!
I know all of my Philly people will tell me this place is “just for tourists” and they know a better place. But every time I’m in Philly, I stop by Geno’s for a delicious Philly Cheesesteak.
This tree was so vibrant that I just tilted my camera skyward and took a few shots. The color came through well so I thought I’d give it its own post. This is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
It was such a beautiful day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The leaves were in their full fall colors and this was a great scene to capture outside of Independence Hall.
This is Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The statue is of Commodore John Barry. It was a warm and sunny day for mid-November.