Historic Philadelphia Project

Research Facilities
1. Independence National Historic Park
http://www.nps.gov/inde/library-and-archives.htm
2. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
http://www.hsp.org/default.aspx
3. American Philosophical Society
http://www.amphilsoc.org/
4. Univ. of Penn. - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
http://www.library.upenn.edu/rbm/
5. The Library Company of Philadelphia
http://www.librarycompany.org/

Online Resources
1. Interactive Map of Philadelphia circa 1787
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/map/
2. Birch's Views of Philadelphia 1800
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/birch/
3. UPenn Philadelphia History Research Guide
http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/philadelphia/philahist.html
4. Historical Documentation of Places in Greater Philadelphia
http://www.brynmawr.edu/iconog/

Publishing Information
http://www.soyouwanna.com/soyouwanna-publish-book-1093.html
http://www.fearlessbooks.com/PublishingGuide.html

Bibliography
1. The Creation of Independence National Historical Park & Independence Mall - Kathleen Kurtz Cook - 1989
2. A Primary Resource for the Restoration, Reconstruction, and/or Reproduction of 18th and early 19th Century Architectural
Elements: The Architectural Study Collection of INHP - 1991 - Carl Edward Nittinger
3. Independence: The Creation of a National Park - 1987 - Constance M. Greiff
4. Philadelphia; a history of the city and its people, a record of 225 years (Vol 1) - 1912 - Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer
5. Robert Morris, Patriot and Financier - 1903 - Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer
6. Official & Descriptive Souvenir Book of the Historical Pageant, October 7th to 12th 1912 - 1912 - Ellis P. Oberholtzer
7. Independence Hall - 1904 - Moses King
8. The Liberty Bell - Gary Nash
9. Philadelphia: A 300 Year Histoy - Multiple Authors
10. Independence Hall in American Memory - Charlene Mires
11. Digging in the City of Brotherly Love - Rebecca Yamin
12. Philadelphia Preserved - Richard J. Webster
13. The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia - Michael Parrington
14. The First City - Gary Nash
15. Embodied History: The Lives of the Poor in early Philadelphia - Simon P. Newman
16. Early Philadelphia: Its People, Life, and Progress - Horace mather Lippincott - 1917


Historiography
1. Constitutional Guided Walking Tours, LLC.
Guided walking tours of historic Philadelphia : Philadelphia is best seen by foot, explore Independence Park ... a 75-minute outdoor walking adventure / the Constitutional Walking Tour.
2009

2. Colimore, Edward, 1950-
Philadelphia inquirer's walking tours of historic Philadelphia / Edward Colimore.
2007

3. Marion, John Francis.
Bicentennial city : walking tours of historic Philadelphia / John Francis Marion.
1974

4. Marion, John Francis.
Walking tours of historic Philadelphia / John Francis Marion.
1984

5. Art Color Card Dist.
Visitors' guide and maps of Philadelphia : includes 3 detailed and enlarged maps of central area, Phila. & suburbs, historic walking tour.
1974

6. Liberty Associates.
Historic Philadelphia, liberty path map. [By] Liberty Assoc.
1976

7. Big Bus Company of Pennsylvania.
Open top double decker sightseeing tour, 2 free historic walking tours, the Big Bus Company, Philadelphia : 24-hour ticket, hop-on hop-off / the Big Bus Company, Philadelphia.
2004


8. Constitutional Foundation (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Constitutional walking tour of Philadelphia : take a free self-guided walking tour through America's most historic square mile / our map was created with help from Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.
2003


9. Boonin, Harry D. (Harry Davidow), 1936-
Jewish quarter of Philadelphia : a history and guide, 1881-1930 / Harry D. Boonin.
1999



10. Hogarth, Paul, 1917-2001.
Paul Hogarth's walking tours of old Philadelphia : through Independence Square, Society Hill, Southwark, and Washington Square.
1976


11. Masters Group Design, Inc.
Map, Mural Arts Program map : the official self-guided mural tours of Philadelphia's outdoor museum of art / tour design + editing--Russell Meddin ; design--Masters Group Design, Inc.
2004

12. Philadelphia (Pa.). Redevelopment Authority.
Walking tour of old Philadelphia.
1976
13. Look Up, Philadelphia! 25 Walking Tours of Delaware Valley Towns - Doug Gelbert
(Gelbert has several other walking tour books pertaining to the surrounding area)
14. Journey Around Philadelphia from A to Z - Martha Day Zshock

Independence National Historic Park
Background
http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/
http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/places.htm
http://www.nps.gov/inde/planyourvisit/upload/INDEparkmap10-25-07.pdf
1. Welcome Park - North 2nd St.
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/welcome-park.htm
2. Thomas Bond House - 129 South 2nd St.
http://www.thomasbondhousebandb.com/
http://www.archives.upenn.edu/people/1700s/bond_thomas.html
3. City Tavern - 138 South 2nd St.
http://citytavern.com/
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/city-tavern.htm
4. Merchant's Exchange Building - South 3rd at Walnut & Dock Streets
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/merchants-exchange.htm
5. Bishop White House - 309 Walnut St.
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/bishop-white.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_White_(Bishop_of_Pennsylvania)
6. Todd House - Corner of 4th & Walnut Streets
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/todd-house.htm
http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=4
7. Carpenter's Hall - Carpenter's Ct. between 3rd & 4th Streets on Chestnut St.
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/carpenters-hall.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Continental_Congress
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h650.html
8. New Hall - 320 Chestnut St.
http://www.nps.gov/inde/new-hall.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/new-hall.htm
9. Pemberton House - Chestnut between 3rd & 4th
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/pemberton.htm
10. First Bank of the United States - 3rd St. between Chestnut & Walnut
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/first-bank.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Bank_of_the_United_States
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/butowsky2/constitution5.htm
11. Franklin Court - 316-322 Market St.
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/franklin-court.htm
http://www.nps.gov/archeology/sites/npSites/franklincourt.htm
12. Christ Church - 2nd Street above Market Street
http://www.christchurchphila.org/
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/christ-church.htm
13. Elfreth's Alley - 2nd Street between Arch & Race Streets
http://www.elfrethsalley.org/
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/elfreths-alley.htm
14. Betsy Ross House - 239 Arch Street
http://www.betsyrosshouse.org/
http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/flaghome.html
15. Arch Street Friends Meetinghouse - 320 Arch Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/arch-street-friends.htm
16. United States Mint - 151 North Independence Mall East
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/usmint.htm
17. Christ Church Burial Ground - Arch Street between 4th & 5th Streets
http://www.christchurchphila.org/burial/
http://www.christchurchphila.org/SiteData/docs/ccbg-map/2bb71d24513b57e1e0cddea2468bd666/ccbg-map.pdf
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/christ-church-burial-ground.htm
18. Free Quaker Meetinghouse - Southwest corner of Arch & 5th
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/free-quaker-meeting-house.htm
19. National Constitution Center - Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street
http://constitutioncenter.org/
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/constitution-center.htm
20. Independence Visitor's Center - 6th & Market Streets
http://www.independencevisitorcenter.com/
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/visitor-center.htm
21. President's House - Corner of 6th & Market Streets
http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/

22. Declaration House (Graff House) - 7th & Market Streets
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/graff.htm
23. Signer's Walk - Chestnut Street between 6th & 7th Streets
http://www.galenfrysinger.com/philadelphia_signers_walk.htm
24. Liberty Bell Center - Market Street between 5th & 6th
http://www.nps.gov/inde/liberty-bell-center.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/libertybell/
25. Independence Hall - Chestnut Street between 5th & 6th Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/independence-hall.htm
26. Congress Hall - Chestnut Street near 6th Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/congress-hall.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congress_Hall
27. Old City Hall - 5th & Chestnut Streets
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/old-city-hall.htm
28. Philosophical Hall - 104 S. 5th Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/aps-library.htm
29. Library Hall - 105 S. 5th Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/library-hall.htm
30. Second Bank of the United States - 420 Chestnut Street
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/second-bank.htm

Architecture in INHP
1. Georgian - (1720-1840)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_architecture
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/House-Styles/Georgian.htm
2. Federal - (1780-1830)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_architecture
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/House-Styles/Federal.htm
3. Greek Revival - (late 18th century to early 19th century)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Revival_architecture#North_America
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/House-Styles/saratoga-jc-3180005.htm