Philadelphia Historic Timeline - 1769: St. George’s Methodist Church is built and remains oldest Methodist church building in the United States. It’s located at 235 N. 4th Street.
Samuel Powel, a Quaker turned Anglican, buys an elegant town house on 3rd Street, where he and his wife Elizabeth establish a center for dining, politics, musical entertainment and lively conversation. Now known as the Powel House, it’s located at 244 S. 3rd Street.
Liberty Bell 2Total population of Philadelphia is approximately 23,400.
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