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Philadelphia OVERVIEW
America was founded in Philadelphia and its historic roots are always showing—from the beginnings at Independence Hall right through immigrant neighborhoods like Germantown. You can even grab a beer at the bar where the Founding Fathers celebrated the first Fourth of July. Now, more than 200 years later, the city has seen many hardships, but has emerged to take on the new century with renewed vigor.  While proud of its history,  the city is also eager to show off its newer qualities. In 1984, Philadelphia gave local graffiti artists an outlet through its Mural Arts Program and turned more than 3,000 brick walls into painted poetry and Philly into one of the world’s largest outdoor art museums. The recent crowning of native Jose Garces as Iron Chef shone a spotlight on a growing culinary scene that outsiders once thought of as consisting only of cheesesteaks and soft pretzels. The oldest franchise in MLB that has never moved or changed names, the Phillies continued acting the ...See More part of underdog—a civic tradition that dates all the way back to the Revolution—until 2008 when they brought home a World Series championship. Whether you’re here for the history, heading to the stadium or have come to chow down, you may love your hometown, but Philadelphia will love you back.   See Less
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