Did you know that O Little Town of Bethlehem, one of the world’s most beloved Christmas carols, was written here in Philadelphia and published on Chestnut Street; that the first English language Bible printed in America was printed right on Market Street; that one of the first acts of Congress, proposed by Benjamin Franklin, was to pray; that a Bible verse is emblazoned the Liberty Bell; that Temple University was organized and built around a baptist church; that George Washington and some of the most famous people in American and world history prayed and worshipped regularly here?
There are a lot of fascinating and entertaining facts to learn about the connection between faith, the Bible, Philadelphia, and the American Revolution, whether you’re coming to visit, or just want to know the true facts about our nation’s and founding city’s history! So plan your trip to Philadelphia with the Faith and Freedom Guide in hand, or just read it or use it as a historical reference.
For the visitor, it is laid-out in travel guide fashion, allowing the visitor to organize their visit to Philadelphia with the included map of historical sites and descriptions of each site. Convenient enough to fit in your pocket, but packed with captivating background and information on our nation’s most famous city, beautifully illustrated with color photographs and graphics, printed on durable, heavy paper, this rich booklet will be the only guide you need to the City of Brotherly Love!