Historic RittenhouseTown, sometimes referred to as Rittenhouse Historic District, encompasses the remains of an early industrial community which was the site of the first paper mill in British North America.
Historic RittenhouseTown is the site of the first paper mill in America dating to 1690. The 1707 Rittenhouse Family Homestead is one of the oldest buildings in Philadelphia. This tour will explore the legacy of the Rittenhouse Family, the art of paper making and the story of this important industrial site from industrial to bucolic.
The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage...