Spring in Old City

April 28, 2014 — A dose of Old City Philadelphia in the spring is exactly what I needed after a long, cold, and snowy winter. My lunchtime stroll through the gardens surrounding Independence Hall offered photo opportunities and the chance to escape without leaving the city.

Close up shot of a tree on Independence Mall, across the square from Independence Hall

Close up shot of a tree on Independence Mall, across the square from Independence Hall

An Amish group takes a tour of Independence Hall.

An Amish group takes a tour of Independence Hall.

The top of Independence Hall, the birthplace of America, and the site where the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.

The top of Independence Hall, the birthplace of America, and the site where the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.

Spring daffodils bloom.

Spring daffodils in bloom.

An inviting place to sit and relax on a beautiful day.

An inviting place to sit and relax on a beautiful day.

Spring tulips in bloom!

Spring tulips in bloom.

Wide view of the garden adjacent to Independence Hall.

Wide view of the garden adjacent to Independence Hall.

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