Elfreth's Alley

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    "little tourist info pages on the windows and the mirrors"(2 Tips)
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  • Ashley C.
    Ashley ChanDecember 4, 2016
    You'll admire the homes once, but you'll keep coming back for the bake sale. The freshly-made cinnamon sticks (made in the house that holds the bake sale) are to die for. Everything smells amazing.
  • Paige C.
    Paige CJune 29, 2016
    Such a cute little street! So much history!
  • Luke C.
    Luke CardyDecember 27, 2015
    It's a really beautiful street and definitely worth checking out if you're around the area. The decorations in the street looked great around Halloween
  • James C.
    James CApril 11, 2015
    Awesome old school neighborhood street.
  • Jan S.
    Jan Shaw-FlammApril 2, 2015
    Said to be America's oldest residential street, beautiful homes.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonMarch 11, 2015
    Elfreth’s Alley, located in Old City and named for an 18th-century blacksmith, is considered the oldest residential street in the US. Its history is preserved in the 32 houses built between 1728 &1836
  • chinsel
    chinselJanuary 11, 2015
    an adorable little alley. check out the little tourist info pages on the windows and the mirrors on second floor which they use to see who was knocking at their door.
  • Angelica D.
    Angelica DongalloOctober 31, 2014
    So quaint! And one of the oldest residential streets in the country. HISTORY!
  • Katherine W.
    Katherine WootenSeptember 15, 2014
    I can't imagine living here, having tourists on my doorstep 24/7.
  • Jana L.
    Jana L.July 29, 2013
    The oldest residential street in the US, and totally worth a visit. It really gives you a sense of 17-1800s America. There's a little museum with limited hours if you desire, but it's not necessary.
  • Luis A.
    Luis ArmandoApril 7, 2013
    The oldest residential streef of Philly
  • Zachary W.
    Zachary WinnieMarch 31, 2013
    If your home caught fire, the fire company would look for the insurance markers on the outside of your home to know which insurance company to bill. Without one, the fire co would bill you directly.
  • Kristen S.
    Kristen SweeneyFebruary 16, 2013
    Take a walk down Elfreth's Alley, "our nation's oldest residential street."
  • Joel S.
    Joel SpearsDecember 2, 2012
    See if you can find the calico wandering the back alleys.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew M.April 13, 2012
    Oldest inhabited street in the US
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