Founding Fathers and Mothers Walking Tours

Come explore the Philadelphia of the people caught up in the world changing events of 1776. A professional tour guide will lead you through Old City Philadelphia, including: Independence Mall, home of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the President’s House to learn about the people shaping our early republic. You will then continue to Benjamin Franklin’s grave to learn about our favorite Philadelphian, Arch Street Meeting House to explore the role of the Quakers, Betsy Ross’ House where we get insight into the role of women, Elfreth’s Alley to meet the everyday people of revolutionary Philadelphia and Christ Church, the place of worship for many prominent Philadelphians.

This tour consists of about 1 mile of walking and runs rain or shine.

This 90-minute tour departs from Philadelphia Sightseeing Tour Stop #1 at 5th and Market Streets and ends at 2nd and Market Streets, close to Penn’s Landing and Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks.

Walking Tours are available year round for groups 10 or more with your 24 hour advance reservation or a private tour .