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Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia

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  • August 10, 2017
    Fort Mifflin played an important roll in the history of the American Revolution. It was instrumental in slowing the British advance to Philadelphia, allowing Washington's army time to arrive safely at...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Our family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this out-of-the-way slice of American history. We spent about 2 hours wandering the grounds, exploring the various buildings and other structures. Some of th...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    We stopped here on our way to New Jersey for the weekend. Went nice and early and had the place to ourselves until the school buses arrived from NY. But we got to see the entire place (nearly) while e...  more »
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  • June 2, 2017
    Check the hours before you go. This is a wonderful history lesson with very friendly staff. Admission is charged. They do a lot of events like Scouts, but also corporate events. Watching and hearing the cannon going off is great. You can rent the facility overnight with a group and it's frequently booked so you need to plan in advance.
  • June 22, 2017
    Great place for people of all ages. Events throughout the year keep the scenery changing. Staff is extremely knowledgeable and more than willing to answer any questions. Check out their Facebook page for their hours. I also suggest calling before you go of the weather is questionable. Great membership options as well.
  • April 29, 2017
    The place looked awesome...from afar. We got there 20 minutes before closing, so I understand we wouldn't be able to see a whole lot, but the man staffing the office didn't even give us a smile, much less an option to see anything at all. He was very cold and uninterested in giving us any information outside of that closing was in 20 minutes. Very disappointing to visitors all the way from Connecticut. Maybe next time we visit with more time, I can offer a better review.
  • June 14, 2017
    This is a great place to host a renaissance festival. Make sure to wear waterproof shoes. It's called "Mud Island" for a reason.
  • July 2, 2017
    Nice place to visit for some history. Also, a great place to plane spot and take photos or arriving airplanes into Philadelphia International Airport.

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