The Gibson Covered Bridge crosses the Brandywine Creek on Harmony Hill Road at U.S. Route 322, Downingtown, PA Chester County Trail Club
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The Gibson Covered Bridge crosses the Brandywine Creek on Harmony Hill Road at U.S. Route 322, Downingtown, PA
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HIKE ROUTE CHANGE; GREAT CITY WALK; SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019 George March - 4/4/2019
Please click on header above for information about the hike route change.

The Great City Walk (Part 2) scheduled for Saturday, April 6th will be changed to the Great City Walk (Part 1), 10-13 miles, Class A. Our 9:30 AM start time and meeting place Lloyd Hall, #1 Boathouse Row on Kelly Drive remains the same.

1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130
GPS: 39.969255, -75.185399

On this route we will hike by the following landmarks and historical sites;

Eastern State Penitentiary
Rodin Museum
St. Peter's Basilica
City Hall
Frank Furness Building, the Academy of Fine Arts
Reading Terminal market
China Town Friendship Gate
Independence Hall
The Liberty Bell
The Bourse
Ben Franklin's grave
Betty Ross's house
Fireman's museum
Elfeth's, Mascher and Cuthbert's alleys
Christ Church
Friend's meeting house
National bank
Carpenter's Hall
Franklin village
Customs building
Irish famine sculpture
Seaport museum
USS Olympia
Society hill

We will hike back to Lloyd Hall via Walnut Street.

If you desire to cut off some miles you could return via SEPTA bus, (Number 48, to 25th Street and Aspen) from the Riverfront area.

Please note that seniors ride free with a driver’s license or a SEPTA key card. Tokens will be available to purchase at start of hike for those under 65.