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Haunted Philadelphia: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour

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Take a walking tour of Philadelphia that features the supernatural tales behind this historic city. Your guide shares ghost stories about Independence Hall, Pine Street, and other landmarks on an evening tour that travels the cobblestone streets of the Old City. You'll also pass by filming locations from movie thrillers such as the ‘The Sixth Sense’ and ‘National Treasure.’
    What to Expect
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    Stop At: Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708

    Carpenters’ Hall was built in 1770. The First Continental Congress met at Carpenters’ Hall in September 1774 to draw up a Declaration of Rights and Grievances and an appeal to King George III.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Bishop White House, 309 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

    home of the Reverend Dr. William White, a beloved rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Benjamin Rush Garden, Corner of 3rd & Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Site of Dr. Benjamin Rush's House

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: United States Custom House, 200 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2912

    Also known as Ghostbusteres Building

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Merchants Exchange Building, 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818

    Was once the financial center for Philadelphia housing the Philadelphia Stock Exchange

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Powel House, 244 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3811

    The home of Samuel Powel, Philadelphia's first mayor

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Old St. Joseph's Church, 321 Willings Aly, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3897

    The oldest Catholic Church in Philadelphia. This is where Commodore John Barry, the father of the American navy was married to Mary Barry

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Old St. Mary's Church, 252 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3722

    Final resting place of the Father of the American Navy Commodore John Barry

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Physick House, 321 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4218

    Home of the “Father of American Surgery”, Dr. Philip Syng Physick

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 313 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4299

    St. Peters Church & Cemetery has been home to various ghosts and phantoms for more than a century

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4214

    Featured in the movie National Treasure and home to many ghosts!

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Washington Square Park, Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Library Hall, 105 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3310

    Library Hall was the nation’s first public library and you will hear the story of the ghost of Benjamin Franklin.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Hall, Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Movie set for various thriller movies and also supposedly haunted

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Congress Hall, 6th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Supposedly haunted by the ghost of John Adams

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Liberty Bell Center, 6th Street Between Market and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    The quintessential icon of American freedom. We tell the story of the demons of our Founding Fathers!

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Old City Hall, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    The story of the curse of William Penn

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Second Bank of the United States, Chestnut Street 4th and 5th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    One of the most important financial institutions in the world, now a portrait gallery and the story of the eerie escape

    Duration: 2 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • visit more than 15 of Philly's frights and sights on a ghoulish outdoor walking adventure
    • Walk the cobblestone streets of historic Philadelphia and catch the Spirits of '76 come alive.
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Carpenters' Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Bishop White House
    • Entry/Admission - Benjamin Rush Garden
    • Entry/Admission - United States Custom House
    • Entry/Admission - Merchants Exchange Building
    • Entry/Admission - Powel House
    • Entry/Admission - Old St. Joseph's Church
    • Entry/Admission - Old St. Mary's Church
    • Entry/Admission - Physick House
    • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Episcopal Church
    • Entry/Admission - Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church
    • Entry/Admission - Washington Square Park
    • Entry/Admission - Library Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Independence Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Congress Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Liberty Bell Center
    • Entry/Admission - Old City Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Second Bank of the United States
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: Meeting location-CORNER of 4th and Chestnut (325 Chestnut takes up a whole block)
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Excellent and well versed guides with interesting historical facts. Good walk and way to see city. Loved the history and ghost stories. Loved learning about Philadelphia. Take the tour when I come into city.
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    Our guide Rebecca was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. She sparked a lot of wonder and eerie feelings, especially in my teenager and pre-teen kids. Rebecca led a big group of people very effectively, not a small task on the streets of Philly. I highly recommend Spirits of 76!
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    We had a great time on the ghost tour! We learned so much about the city and it's history. Highly recommend!
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    Rebecca was great. She’s very professional and she made the tour fun! We went to the 730pm tour and had a great time. Very informative and we appreciated the historic aspect of the tour the most.
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    This tour was entertaining, very informative and not to scare. I highly recommend it for all ages. We even learned some facts about Philadelphia history. I may have seen a ghost in the window if Independence Hall
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    About the operator
    By: The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
    416 reviews
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    Barry N
    Highly recommended
    A very informative and well presented tour by a knowledgeable guide who is passionate about history.
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    The Constitutional Walking Tour
    I have a friend that is a total history buff but she's not from philly so she doesn't know the history of my great
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    Senoia, Georgia
    Informative and fun!
    I took my 3 school aged kids on this tour and we all learned so much. John was engaging and has a wealth of
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    Sarasota, Florida
    Fantastic Historical Walking Tour
    Our guide John was very friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about our country’s history. Would highly
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    Sherry F
    history at its best!
    This is a great history tour and also the personality of our guide was excellent.Our granddaughter is 11 and our
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    An introduction to Philadelphia
    We had only one day in the city and wanted to see the most significant places in Philadelphia. We weren’t
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    Informative and fun!
    We are so glad we booked this. Despite the rain, we had a great time and learned a lot. Melissa our tour guide was
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    Excellent tour of Historic Philly!
    John was our tour guide and he was extremely informative and we really enjoyed learning about all of the different
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    Charel C
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Quality of tour depends on your guide
    Your tour definitely depends on your guide. I did this tour and it was absolutely DREADFUL. After reading all of
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    John was an excellent tour guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend this tour. Nice overview of
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    Great tour!
    Despite the heat, our guide made it a fun walk! We learned a LOT of history. I wish we had stopped a little longer
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    Westerville, Ohio
    Waste of time
    I love taking ghost tours! I've taken a ton of them. They're fun, but also a great way to learn about an area.
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Fun tour
    We did our tour with Rebecca, beautiful evening and it was great to walk around old city at night. There was one
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    Simi Valley, California
    Ghost Tour
    Last minute decision to take the tour and so happy we did! Tour guy was funny and extremely knowledgeable
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    Frazer, Pennsylvania
    Good Ghost and History Tour
    This tour was a great mix of ghost stories and history. Rebecca was a great guide. The weather (rain) wasn’t the
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