Fairfield Inn Deptford
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Leaving NYC we hang a right just after the Lincoln Tunnel to Weehawken where we can take a photo opportunity of the scale of the entire city of NY.
Then it's all steam ahead for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA). Passing through New Jersey there are not a lot of points of interest - just industry and not much else along Interstate 95. Speed …
... Liberty. Daddy obliged. We detoured into Hoboken. We parked a half a mile away from the bakery. Not a touristy area. Just local folks, restaurants and apartments. We wandered in the direction of the Cake Boss's bakery. She and I were excited. Along the way, I passed a car and something made me look back. Buddy's mom was sitting in a van with her window open. I looked and said, "It's Buddy's mom!" Then she motioned us to come over. We chatted a ...
... church courtyards. The headstones are old, broken and mostly unreadable but those that were affluent, and paid a bit more to have their headstones deeply engraved, have lasted over 300 yrs.
As you'll see, I've decided to focus on the front doors of buildings. Many doors are originals and have quite a bit of "character". I'll continue to do this on this trip.
... at Christ Church Burial Ground, where Benjamin Franklin is buried. We paid a couple dollars to get in and have a wander round, but it was absolutely tiny, so didn't take us long. Some fun facts I found out about Benjamin Franklin though:
- He's one of the founding fathers, and is on the $100 bill, but was never president.
- He was, amongst other things, an author, politician, scientist, musician, inventor, and satirist
- He was a major figure in the ...
... attached to the clock to sound the hours.
The Liberty Bell was rung to call the Assembly together and to summon people together for special announcements and events. The Liberty Bell tolled frequently. Among the more historically important occasions, it tolled when Benjamin Franklin was sent to England to address Colonial grievances, it tolled when King George III ascended to the throne in 1761, and it tolled to call together the people of Philadelphia to discuss ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsFairfield Inn Deptford
Well maintained hotel with all the usual amenities one would expect from Marriott.
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