American Philosophical Society Hall

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104 S. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Phone Number:  215-440-3440

Since 1789, this building has housed the bi-monthly meetings of one of America’s oldest learned societies. The organization traces its origins to 1743, when Benjamin Franklin publicly urged the creation of an institution to stimulate interest in learning

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