Yellow Fever Walking Tour from The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours

Yellow Fever Walking Tour from The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours

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Shannon ·
Reviewed July 22, 2013
The tour guide was great!


Ashley S. · 2 reviews
· Reviewed May 11, 2018
This was sooo much fun and our tour guide was excellent!! Great experience!


JACQUELIN J. · 2 reviews
· Reviewed July 13, 2017
Great stories! Fun way to spend an evening --and learned a lot!

What You'll Get

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$29 for a Yellow Fever Walking Tour for Two ($58 Value)

In 1793, an unusually damp winter and extremely hot summer filled the streets of Philadelphia with swarms of flies and mosquitoes. The year might have passed by as merely an itchy one, but for the fact that scores of refuges, fleeing war in the Caribbean, began to pour into the city, some carrying yellow fever. In the weeks that followed, the disease overtook the city with terrifying speed, killing nearly 5,000 people. The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours' Yellow Fever tour leads patrons through Philadelphia's center while illuminating familiar sites with stories and anecdotes about the epidemic. Stops include the Benjamin Rush House Site, the home of the founding father, physician, and bloodletter. Tours are scheduled for Saturdays, June 22 and July 13, as well as Sundays, July 7 and 21, with groups of up to 45 leaving at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours LLC

Philadelphia's centuries-old cobblestone streets, monuments, and buildings are brimming with history—but it takes an expert to extract it. The knowledgeable guides at The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours lead visitors on journeys through areas accessible only by foot, giving an up-close perspective of America's first planned city. A variety of tours wind through such sites as Independence Mall, taking groups past landmarks including Independence Hall, Christ Church, the National Constitution Center, Declaration House, and Old City Hall. At each site, experts weave together the details of landmark events such as Thomas Jefferson's drafting of the Declaration of Independence.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 21, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Valid only for option purchased. Valid only for Yellow Fever tour, which is a special limited-time engagement; not valid toward Constitutional Walking Tour. Reservation required 48hr in advance; $5 fee per person may apply to reservations made with less than 48hr notice. $5 per person cancellation/rebooking fee may apply. Subject to availability. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Tour is an outdoor walking tour and does not include going inside historic sites. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Yellow Fever Walking Tour from The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours

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