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May 19th - May 21st 2006 Philadelphia PA — This May, CMers are invited to gather in the city that spawned the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Join us for a weekend of ...

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The Philadelphia Historic District
Historic District Hotels
Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA

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Event Details

This May, CMers are invited to gather in the city that spawned the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Join us for a weekend of touring the historical sites, getting to know your fellow site members--and for those that have already met, a chance to renew acquaintances.

Friday night--we will meet at the Wyndam Hotel (see below for address)at 6 PM, and go to either a Red Sox-Phillies game, or the art museum. Tickets for the game have already been ordered, though if you still wish to try and join us, we are sitting in sections 412, 413, 414 and tickets can be ordered through (albeit above face value).

Saturday-- Generous CM locals and will lead us on tours of Philadelphia's historic sites during the day. Tour options include--

--Independence Hall & The Liberty Bell ($1.50 per person to order a batch of tickets in advance) Meet in hotel lobby at 10 AM.

--Duck Tours ($24 for the ticket and a tip for the driver is customary). Meet in hotel lobby at 2 PM.

--The National Constitution Center ($9 admission, special exhibits are extra). Meet in hotel lobby at 10 AM.

--Battleship New Jersey (Docked in Camden, $6 for the round-trip ferry, $15 for the guided tour). Meet in hotel lobby at 9 AM.

Please let me know which one you would like to do, so each tour guide knows how much of a crowd to expect. .

Saturday evening: We will have a buffet dinner at the Monte Carlo Living Room, located at 150 South Street. PLEASE NOTE: If you plan to be at dinner, the activites fee MUST be sent to Dan-145436. See posts below for mailing address and information.

Sunday Mass--Sts Peter & Paul Basilica, the historic Mother Church (8, 9:30, 11, 12:15, 5) of the Archdiocese at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. We will have a brunch buffet at the Wyndam Hotel at 11:30 afterward.

Women who are interested in getting a roommate for the hotel, e-mail Becky-68929. If there are any men interested in a roommate, e-mail Dan-145436.

We will all make our own arrangements, but the recommended hotel, where we will be meeting at, is:

Wyndam Hotel
17th & Race Streets
(Note: I have been informed that this hotel has changed its name to the Sheraton very recently But the address remains the same).

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Event Comments

May 17th, 2006 - Jacqueline-198 said:

Parking: Hi All.

I took the liberty of calling the parking garage that Jane recommended (thanks Jane), the information found on their site is accurate, parking during the weekend for each 24 hour period is $5.00 and there is a special weekend rate, Friday after 5pm to Monday 9am, $5.00, I'm pretty sure that is what the guy said, either way, check out the sure beats paying $25 PER DAY at the hotel, plus it's close, convenient, open 24 hours. Just thought I'd let you know!


May 12th, 2006 - Megan-21150 said:

I may be coming but i need help!: I need a roommate because there are absolutely no rooms available at the Wyndham for next weekend. Is there anyone I could bunk with? I'll completely split the cost - I just need a room in the hotel ASAP.