City Tavern and Old Philadelphia
Walk the Streets where Benjamin Franklin lived and and the Continental Congress met. All of old Philadelphia is extremely walkable and fairly close together- Christ's Church, ( where Franklin, Adams, and Washington all had pews,
Franklin's Grave and Printing shop, and of course the Fabulous City Tavern, where the continental congress mingled and created our country.
George Taylor House
35 S Front Street, Catasauqua PA. 10832
A home to A signer of the Declaration of Independence, this largely original home was built in 1768. Taylor was an important iron master and supplier of Ammunition to the continental army. He built and lived in the East extension of Easton's Bachmann Tavern, and supervised the building of the courthouse in Easton's Great Square.
History is all over the place in Eastern Pennsylvania. Many wonderful sights that will
help you experience the richness of the past await, and can be day trip or less from New York City, Most of New Jersey, and much of PA.
Valley Forge National Park
1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406
A sprawling national park of thousands of acres. Lots of historic buildings and sites, hiking and bike trails. This will take a day or more to do right, or just keep coming back.