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Declaration House - Original Appearance

Declaration House - Original Appearance Famous Historical Events American History American Revolution

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, working alone in a rented house (which was subsequently destroyed).

Then ... the location was on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Now ... it is part of the city - located at the corner of 7th and Market Streets.

To celebrate America's bicentenial, the National Park Service rebuilt the structure, to appear as it did when Jefferson worked there.   Thanks to Google Maps, you can take a virtual visit.


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Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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