Broad & Market St, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
As the nation's largest municipal building ( larger than the U.S. Capital), it holds the dubious distinction as being its most expensive. It has often been surrounded in controversy. This hall contains 695 rooms and houses over 250 sculptures. The Statue on top of the building is William Penn. Made of bronze, the statue was set on tower Nov. 28, 1894.
Other History nearby:
(Henning) Alex Haley State Historic Site & Museum
(Memphis) Center for Southern Folklore
(Philadelphia) City Hall - Philadelphia
(Wilson) Hampson State Museum
(Memphis) Hunt-Phelan Home
(Memphis) Magevney House
09/15 Coming to The Philadelphia area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.