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Declaration House

701 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 USA

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Opens Thu 12p

This is a reconstruction of the house built by Jacob Graff in 1775, where, a year after it was built, Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms and wrote the Declaration of Independence. Today, the first floor of the house contains exhibits and a short film about the Declaration, while the second floor where Jefferson lived has been recreated with period furniture.

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In 1776 Thomas Jefferson rented rooms at the Declaration House. This is where he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

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701 Market St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19106 USA

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