Valley Forge Casino
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... We were tired also so wanted to eat early and we found the cute Café Stierewascher and a small side street. It was small but very good food. We both had pork medallions and Al a beer and I had wine. Ah, our first meal back in Austria. By the time we finished dinner and walked back to Haus Wartenberg, we were quite tired. We tried to get our clothes in some order, turned on TV for a while and fell asleep early.
... 4th the following day had the city in a great atmosphere and we were able to see the set up for the festivities at the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. The Liberty Bell is a symbol of liberty following America becoming the United States in 1776, and this bell was rung back then to signify the moment the war ended between North and South and British rule. Independence Hall is where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. The Liberty ...
... Betty's for dinner (ribs yum) and ciders and then had an early night. The next day, we went through the parkway museums district. We looked at the free library of Philadelphia, Logan square, the Rodin museum, the Philadelphia museum of art, the rocky statue and stairs, boat house row and the shuylkill river. Then we went on a tour of the eastern state penitentiary, a former jail where infamous crim Al Cupone served time. That night, we went to a spice 28 for happy hour ...
... across from City Hall, a very impressive Architectural building. It was an extremely hot day in Philly and very humid. We got to see the LOVE statue and get our pictures, but the kids couldn't wait to follow the lead of the locals and jump in the fountain. I admit as hot as it was I could understand the rationale for wanting to cool off. We enjoyed a local band, rested a bit and then headed to the hotel. ...
... all without being seen themselves! I always like hearing tidbits like that about the good ole days.
After a little bit of history from our trolley tour, I got off on stop 21 to enjoy another Philly cheese steak recommended by one of the tour guides. I made my way into Sonny's Famous Steaks which had a totally different atmosphere than Jim's. It was a little more fast-food like, and I didn't have a front view of the food preparation, which wasn't a bad thing, but it ...
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