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The 3rd Annual Philadelphia River-to-River Great 12 Hour Tour - FREE!

The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides

Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

The 3rd Annual Philadelphia River-to-River Great 12...

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Type End Quantity
Phase 1: Old City Walk Ended Free  
Phase 2: Society Hill Walk Ended Free  
Phase 3: The 19th Century City Ended Free  
Phase 4: Center City & Parkway Ended Free  

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The Delaware River


The Incredible 3rd Annual Philadelphia

River to River, Vine to Pine, Rain or Shine

★ GREAT 12 HOUR TOUR ★

Saturday, September 8, 2012

8:00 am to 8:00 pm - FREE!

 

On Saturday, September 8, 2012, join the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) for The Great 12 Hour, River to River, Vine to Pine, Rain or Shine Tour of Philadelphia. You can participate in any or all of the four 2 ½ hour walks covering four sections of the city. Enter the number of tickets for each phase you wish to join.

The guided walking tour is FREE and covers over 200 historic sites and attractions that make Philadelphia such a great place to live in and visit! The tour kicks off right at 8:00 am at the National Constitution Center and ends at 8:00 pm overlooking the Schuylkill River. Each phase starts on time, so be there at least fifteen minutes early to sign in.

Led by certified guides from the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, The Great 12 Hour Tour comprises four consecutive phases:

8:00 am

Meet at the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. for Old City tour

11:00 am

Meet at the Bourse, 5th St. between Market and Chestnut Sts. for Society Hill tour

2:00 pm

Meet at the Independence Visitor Center, 6th and Market Sts. for 19th Century City tour

5:00 pm Meet at City Hall Courtyard, Broad and Market Sts. for Parkway tour

 

The Great Tour is sponsored by:

ushistory.org, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia’s Historic Neighborhoods Consortium, Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks, Dr. Physick Soda

 

Schuylkill River

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When & Where


Phase 1: National Constitution Center; Phase 2: The Bourse; Phase 3: Independence Visitor Center; Phase 4: City Hall Courtyard



Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides

Who is APT?

The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) was founded in 2008 to bring professional and volunteer guides together, to act as a voice for our membership, and to insure a high quality experience to every visitor to our city. We've created a Guide Training Program and a Tour Guides Handbook packed with information on over 180 Philadelphia sites and historic figures. So far, we've trained and certified over 75 guides. APT presents monthly speakers and behind-the-scenes tours for its members to make sure that Philadelphia's tour guides are the best in the nation!

Why are we hosting this incredible event?

The Great Tour is a way for APT to celebrate the amazing array of sights, sounds and experiences that Philadelphia has to offer its residents and visitors and a way to show off the expertise and dedication of our city's Tour Guides.

 

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