Written by on 12.02.20

There’s a National Historical Park You Need to Visit.

George Washington’s residence at Independence National Historical Park gets lively for the celebration. A big draw is its guided tour held on Saturday of Presidents Day weekend.

Where to go: Portrait Gallery, Second U.S. Bank Building, Chestnut Street between 4th and 5th Streets

When it happens: Feb. 15, at noon until 12.30pm

There’s a Letter Written by George Washington You Should See.

The National Museum of American Jewish History has a special Presidents Day Monday planned. Among the most interesting things to see is a letter to the Jewish community from the first president — and a George Washington actor. Kids will enjoy the arts and stories. Through February 29, the museum charges no entrance fee.

Where to go: 101 South Independence Mall East

When it happens: Feb. 17, at 10am until 5pm

And Did You Know Admission to Philly’s National Constitution Center on Presidents Day Is Free?

Check out Presidents Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center. Guests can learn all about the president’s job, and check out an original copy of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Dive into the interactive fun, art, president-themed costume contests, stories, and presidential trivia. On Presidents Day (Monday), bring the young folks to the Kids’ Town Hall to meet presidents from the past and vote for the one of their choice in a real voting booth.

Where to go: 525 Arch Street

When it happens: Saturday through Monday, February 15 – 17. Open extra time on Sunday (9:30am until 5). Tickets are general admission Saturday and Sunday. TD Bank sponsors a free admission day on Monday!

Pop trivia quiz answer: Four presidents had February birthdays. In addition to George Washington (Feb. 22), they are:  Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12), William Henry Harrison (Feb. 9), and Ronald Reagan (Feb. 6).

Welcome to Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s great neighborhoods are surrounded by U.S. history. Whenever you like, you can get a sense of life when the Constitution was new  — right here in 2020!

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