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Bartram’s Garden(West Philly)

Bartram's Garden, Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A National Historic Landmark where you relax, tour, explore, and learn at!

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The Oval(The Parkway)

2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Philadelphia’s "Park on the Parkway" is programmed every summer by Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation with free music, movies, fitness classes, and activities for all ages.

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Ellen Philips Samuel Memorial (1933-61) Various artists(East Fairmount Park)

This memorial, emblematic of American history, includes three terraces and seventeen sculptures that were commissioned over a period of thirty years.

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Memorial Hall – Please Touch Museum(Cultural Institutions)

Please Touch Museum, Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA, United States

In 1876, the Centennial Exhibition, the first major World’s Fair held in the United States, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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General Ulysses S. Grant (1897) by Daniel Chester French and Edward C. Potter(East Fairmount Park)

This sculpture, which depicts General Grant surveying a battlefield, was dedicated on April 27, 1899 to coincide with the 77th anniversary of Grant's birth.

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Pavilion in the Trees (1993) by Martin Puryear(West Fairmount Park)

Martin Puryear’s Pavilion in the Trees is an amenity located near the Horticulture Center in West Fairmount Park. A 60 foot walkway leads across a natural basin to an observation platform—a square deck covered by a latticed canopy—that rises twenty-four feet above the ground

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James A. Garfield Monument (1895) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens(East Fairmount Park)

Following the assassination of James A. Garfield in 1881, the Fairmount Park Art Association (now the Association for Public Art) established a fund to commission a fitting memorial.

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The Great Mother and The Great Doctor (1955) by Waldemar Raemisch(West Fairmount Park)

Created by Waldemar Raemisch to represent the “spirit of juveniles,” The Great Mother and The Great Doctor were originally commissioned for a juvenile detention facility and were moved to the School of the Future in West Fairmount Park in August, 2008.

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Abraham Lincoln (1871) by Randolph Rogers(East Fairmount Park)

Created by sculptor Randolph Rogers and installed in 1871, President Abraham Lincoln is memorialized here sitting with a quill pen in hand, signing the Emancipation Proclamation.

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LOVE (1976) by Robert Indiana(The Parkway)

Installed in 1976 for the bicentennial celebration, Robert Indiana's LOVE sculpture has become one of the city's best-known landmarks.

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