Thursday, 24 January 2008

Independence Hall

Today's picture shows me outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia. What a great piece of architecture, this building was constructed between 1732 and 1753 which is an amazing tea break or one of the greatest pieces of "Mmm, we *can* do that Sir, but its going to take a few days extra" ever created.

The Declaration of Independence was adopted and the Constitution of the United States was drafted and signed here. When I visited there was a display containing three pages of the constitution and no flash photography was allowed despite the pages being "Twentieth Century facsimilies" according to my guide.

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