The Arsenal of Independence 2017
* Reference to Benjamin Flower
* cannon barrels,
Imagine this neighborhood filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of war.
Philadelphia's tradesmen and women produced muskets, cannon, ammunition, wagons,
ships, uniforms and flags that helped to win American Independence.
In 1775, hat maker Benjamin Flower lived just a block from where you are standing.
He joined the Revolutionary cause and became Commissary General of Military Stores
for the Continental Army.
* in front of the Museum of the American Revolution.
Southeast Corner, 3rd and Chestnut.
* 39.948525,-75.145935 [map]
* On the Old City tour
* Exhibits: War
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