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NATIONAL FEDERATION OF REPUBLICAN WOMEN (NFRW)
 39th Biennial Convention in Philadelphia 
September 13-18, 2017 (Morning and Afternoon Tours) 

Historic Philadelphia: $55 per person   I     A Taste of Philly: $71 per person
 Longwood Gardens: $65 per person   I    Valley Forge: $48 per person  

Please make your reservations by Monday, August 28, 2017.
All reservations received after this date will be confirmed based on availability.

All tours meet at the 12th Street entrance of the Philadelphia Marriott.

HISTORIC PHILADELPHIA 

Morning Tour: 4 hrs.   I   Afternoon Tour: 4 hrs.   I   $55 per person


Experience history where it actually happened with your guide dressed in colonial costume. No visit to Philadelphia is complete without seeing the sites in the most historic square mile in the United States. This tour will include such sites as …

 

  • LIBERTY BELL, cast in 1751, is the hallowed symbol of
       our nation’s freedom.

  • INDEPENDENCE HALL, completed in 1753, is where two of our nation’s most important documents – the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution – were created.

  • CONGRESS HALL, completed in 1789, is the site of the first peaceful transfer of power.

  • FRANKLIN COURT, the site of Benjamin Franklin's home and print shop.

  • ELFRETH'S ALLEY, the oldest continuously residential stree in the country.

  • BETSY ROSS HOUSE, built in 1740, is home of the seamstress who sewed our first “Stars and Stripes”.

  • CHRIST CHURCH, founded in 1695, is where many of our forefathers including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin worshiped.

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR HISTORIC PHILADELPHIA TOUR ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 BY COMPLETING THE HISTORIC PHILADELPHIA RESERVATION FORM TO THE RIGHT AND CLICKING SUBMIT. AFTER SUBMITTING THE RESERVATION FORM PLEASE PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT BY SELECTING THE GREEN "PAY NOW" BUTTON BELOW. ANY RESERVATIONS RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 28, 2017 WILL BE CONFIRMED BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
A TASTE OF PHILLY
Mid-Day Tour: 4 hrs.   I   $71 per person

Enticing aromas and local food favorites will greet you as you enter Philadelphia's… 


  • READING TERMINAL MARKET, a vibrant and historic landmark. You will learn the history of the market as well as the stories behind Philly’s favorite sandwiches such as cheesesteaks and hoagies; breakfast foods such as scrapple and sticky buns; and snacks such as soft pretzels and Goldenberg Peanut Chews; and other Philly food specialties.  And be sure to leave room to enjoy some small food bites along the way.

  • ITALIAN MARKET, is the oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States.  Still predominantly Italian, it offers the best of many cultures and cuisines to the shopper.

  • TERMINI BROTHERS BAKERY, offers a step into the past where technology takes a back seat to individual skill and ingenuity.  Using recipes and tools dating back to the1920s, Termini’s depicts “the way it was”.  And of course the visit would not be complete without a sample of one of their homemade Italian confections. 

  • DIBRUNO BROTHERS "HOUSE OF CHEESE", a family owned and operated old world European-style cheese shop featuring over 400 different types of cheese and an overwhelming variety of gourmet foods from around the world.

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR TASTE OF PHILLY TOUR ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 BY COMPLETING THE TASTE OF PHILLY RESERVATION FORM TO THE RIGHT AND CLICKING SUBMIT. AFTER SUBMITTING THE RESERVATION FORM PLEASE PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT BY SELECTING THE ORANGE "PAY NOW" BUTTON BELOW. ANY RESERVATIONS RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 28, 2017 WILL BE CONFIRMED BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
LONGWOOD GARDENS
Morning Tour: 4 hrs.   I   $65 per person

Longwood Gardens is sure to delight anyone who loves exquisite flowers, majestic trees and opulent architecture.

Listed as a “must see” in travel guides from around the world, this former du Pont estate and incredible showplace of gardens and greenhouses should not be missed!


Here, amid the 1050 outside acres and 20 indoor gardens, you will find perfection at every turn.  Spend some time enjoying the water gardens, arboretum, fountain displays and conservatories with their orchid displays, rose garden, bonsai display and desert house.


PLEASE RESERVE YOUR LONGWOOD GARDENS TOUR ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 BY COMPLETING THE LONGWOOD GARDENS RESERVATION FORM TO THE RIGHT AND CLICKING SUBMIT. AFTER SUBMITTING THE RESERVATION FORM PLEASE PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT BY SELECTING THE GRAY "PAY NOW" BUTTON BELOW. ANY RESERVATIONS RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 28, 2017 WILL BE CONFIRMED BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
VALLEY FORGE
Morning Tour: 4 hrs.   I   $48 per person

The Encampment at Valley Forge is the epic story of an army’s struggle to survive not only the brutal winter of 1777-78 but also its ability to continue as a fighting force.  Your guide will share the living history as you travel through the countryside where General George Washington and his beleaguered Continental Army withdrew after the Battle of Germantown.  Featured sites include the farmhouse that Washington used as his headquarters, soldiers’ huts, earthen fortifications, the Memorial Chapel and the Memorial Arch.


PLEASE RESERVE YOUR VALLEY FORGE TOUR ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 BY COMPLETING THE VALLEY FORGE RESERVATION FORM TO THE RIGHT AND CLICKING SUBMIT. AFTER SUBMITTING THE RESERVATION FORM PLEASE PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT BY SELECTING THE RED "PAY NOW" BUTTON BELOW. ANY RESERVATIONS RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 28, 2017 WILL BE CONFIRMED BASED ON AVAILABILITY.