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Carpenters Hall, built in 1774, has been owned and operated by the oldest trade guild in America--the Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia. The architecture is in the Georgian style.
This building has been the site of the First Continental Congress; formerly housed Benjamin Franklin's Library Company and was the location for the First and Second Banks of America. It is considered part of Independence Hall.
Hours are daily 10 am-4 pm (except Mondays); In January and February it is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. There is no charge.
Address: 320 Chestnut Street
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