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The wooden ship Gazela retired from cod fishing in 1957 and has since been kept in seagoing condition by an enthusiastic group of Philadelphia volunteers.  Here she is tied up at Penn's Landing, near the foot of Market Street on the Delaware River.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Philadelphia

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A: New Whaleboat

door Thomas K Sharpless, 190 hier vandaan

A brand new 30 foot whaleboat at the Philadelphia Seaport Museum.  The keel of another one has just b...

New Whaleboat

B: Boat Shop at Independence Seaport Museum

door Thomas K Sharpless, 190 hier vandaan

The skilled craftspeople at the boat shop in Philadelphia's Independence Seaport Museum build and rep...

Boat Shop at Independence Seaport Museum

C: Christ Church from South Balcony

door Thomas K Sharpless, 540 hier vandaan

This view of Christ Church gives a good impression of its remarkably open interior space, unusual for...

Christ Church from South Balcony

D: Christ Church from a Right Front Pew

door Thomas K Sharpless, 540 hier vandaan

Over 310 years old, Christ Church was the first Church of England church in Philadelphia, and later t...

Christ Church from a Right Front Pew

E: Under I-95 at Ben Franklin Bridge

door Thomas K Sharpless, 750 hier vandaan

This block of Race Street, under Interstate 95 beside the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, is a comparativel...

Under I-95 at Ben Franklin Bridge

F: West Room at Friends Arch Street Meeting

door Thomas K Sharpless, 790 hier vandaan

The Arch Street Meetinghouse was built at the beginning of the 19th century to serve as the central m...

West Room at Friends Arch Street Meeting

G: A Digital Printshop

door Thomas K Sharpless, 810 hier vandaan

Not far from where Ben Franklin plied his trade, this digital print shop in the Old City district has...

A Digital Printshop

H: indipendence hall

door Claudio Pierri, 910 hier vandaan

indipendence hall

I: Philadelphia Independence Square

door Scott Knauss, 920 hier vandaan

    This is the square behind Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on a lazy Sunday aftern...

Philadelphia Independence Square

J: Philadelphia Back Of Independence Hall

door Scott Knauss, 920 hier vandaan

The back side of Indpendence Hall with the clock tower that once held the original Liberty Bell. The ...

Philadelphia Back Of Independence Hall

Dit panorama is genomen in Philadelphia, USA

Dit is een overzicht van USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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