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Robert Morris’ Ice House

Robert Morris’ Ice House

The Robert Morris Ice House is located at the site of the President's House, on the southeast corner of 6th and Market Street.  If you are at the site, face the Liberty Bell pavilion.  The remains of the Ice House are under the pavilion.

President's House
Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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James Dexter Site

Plate recovered from the James Dexter site

The James Dexter House stood at the site of the National Constitution Center, specifically, it is to the right of the front entrance where the bus drop-off area begins.  To listen to this episode, walk North along 5th Street.  Stop on 5th Street, halfway between Arch & Race Street and look towards the Constitution Center.

84 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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1st Baptist Church of Philadelphia Burial Ground

1st Baptist Church of Philadelphia Burial Ground

218 Arch Street is now a residential condo building.  If you are at the site, walk east and turn right down Little Boy's Court.  The condo has a sunken courtyard.  That is the location of the bulk of the human remains excavated at this site.

218 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Old Stone Prison/High Street Prison

Old Stone Prison

The best vantage point for this stop is across the street.  Stand in front of the CVS on the northeast corner of Market and 3rd Street and look south to 300 Market Street.

300 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Jayne Building

Jayne Building

Stand on the corner of the site of the Museum of the Revolutionary War (3rd & Chestnut Streets).  Look east down Chestnut Street which would have been the frontage of the Jayne Building.

101 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Welcome Park

Welcome Park/Slate Roof House

If walking south down 3rd Street, turn left down the alley of Dock Street.  Dock Street is all that is left of Dock Creek, a stream that flowed into the Delaware River.  Keep left to walk behind the City Tavern and exit onto 2nd Street.  Welcome Park is directly ahead, across 2nd St to the left.

Sansom Walk & S 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Society Hill

Dock Street Market in Society Hill

Walk South down 2nd St and stop in front of the Society Hill Towers for the first half of this episodes.  At 6.45, the episode shifts to the Powell House, located at 252 S 3rd St.  Proceed to the Powell House for the second half of the episode.

116 Dock Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Stewart Distilling Company & Abbotts Dairies Ice Cream Factory

Abbotts Dairies Ice Cream Factory

This episode is about Philadelphia industry.  To view the site of the Stewart Distilling Company, look to 256 S 3rd St, just two doors from the Powell House.  To view the site of the Abbotts Dairies Ice Cream Factory, travel South down 3rd St.  On the right at Stamper St is the northern boundary of the factory location.  The factory took up the entire block of Stamper St to the North and Lombard Street to the South.

256 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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Head House Square

Head House Square

Proceed East down Stamper St towards 2nd Street.

Old 2nd St & Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
United States

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