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Green Pool

Published 2 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The open space between the TV towers on Ivy Ridge is a kind of secret people's park.  Near the bottom of that area, almost at the base of a 600 foot tower, a little stream feeds this amazing small wetland.

American Pennsylvania Philadelphia 1——Independence Hall Square

Published 8 months ago by yunzen liu

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Philadelphia  is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the second largest city on <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/american-pennsylvania-philadelphia-1independence-hall-square-canada">...(more)</a>

Back Door of Concord Schoolhouse

Published 10 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A well preseved 18th centrury school house, next to a historic cemetery in Germantown.  Read the Wikipedia article.

Rear Yard at Grumblethorpe

Published 10 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Read about Grumblethorpe here.  I will just add that they sell good vegetable grown by local school kids.

Johnson House

Published 10 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Johnson House in Germantown was occupied by the same Quaker family for nearly 200 years.  Before the US Civil War it was a stop on the Underground Railroad that conducted many slaves to freedom.

Boardwalk at Heinz Refuge

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge preserves the last scraps of the Tinicum Marshes, once a large wetland on the Delaware River at the mou<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/heinz-refuge-boardwalk">...(more)</a>

Front Porch of Rhoads House

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Famed Philadelphia surgeon Jonathan Rhoads lived in this house in Germantown from 1951 until his death in 2002.  The magnificent katsura tree wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ben-franklin-on-porch">...(more)</a>

Memorial Day 2013

Published about 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The Philadelphia neighborhood of West central Germantown holds its annual Memorial Day picnic in a big backyard on Walnut Lane.

indipendence hall

Published over 1 year ago by Claudio Pierri

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New Whaleboat

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A brand new 30 foot whaleboat at the Philadelphia Seaport Museum.  The keel of another one has just been laid on the hanging forms behind. 

Boat Shop at Independence Seaport Museum

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The skilled craftspeople at the boat shop in Philadelphia's Independence Seaport Museum build and repair fine wooden boats and teach boatbuil<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/seaport-museum-boat-shop">...(more)</a>

From Spring Garden Street Bridge

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A view of Philadelphia from the Spring Garden Street Bridge on the Schuylkill River.  Downstream, the skyscrapers along JFK Boulevard; to t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/phila-spring-garden-bridge">...(more)</a>

West Facade, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The massive Greek Temple style building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art  dominates the Schuylkill River valley at the edge of the urban center.  This is a close-up view of its West side in late afternoon.

Undersea Bathroom

Published over 1 year ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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iMPeRFeCT Gallery exhibits the exuberant creativity of Germantown's flourishing artists' community.  There is always a special installation in the bathroom.  This one is "Under Water" by Eliableth Nickels.  [learn more]

Broad and Arch

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Fine old church on your left, latest bit of cheesy new convention center on your right.  City Hall around the corner, Comcast Tower ahead.

16th and Arch

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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One of my favorite spots to gawk at skyscrapers.

Chinatown Friendship Arch

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This Philadelphia landmark was built in 1984 to commemorate a trade agreement.

Mural at Germantown and Armat

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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One of the nearly 5000 murals sponsiored by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia.

Love Park Fountain

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The fountain in the middle of Philadelphia's LOVE Park (officially JFK Plaza) is often dyed garish colors.  Today it is green.

LOVE

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Its proper name is JFK Plaza, but everyone calls this place LOVE Park on account of Robert Indiana's iconic sculpture.  The City often dyes the fountain in garish colors, I like green the best.