Library Hall

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Founding Father Benjamin Franklin is said to haunt this historic hall. Folks say his statue comes to life and dances in the streets, and his apparition has been seen in the building carrying an armful of books. Also, a woman claims that the ghost once pinched her rear end.

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Geographic Information

105 South 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA
United States

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39.9484263, -75.14907440000002
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Nearest Towns:
Philadelphia, PA (0.8 mi.)
Camden, NJ (2.2 mi.)
Wood-Lynne, NJ (3.5 mi.)
Gloucester City, NJ (4.3 mi.)
Tioga, PA (4.3 mi.)
Merchantville, NJ (4.4 mi.)
Collingswood, NJ (4.6 mi.)
Oaklyn, NJ (4.7 mi.)
Audubon Park, NJ (4.8 mi.)
Pennsauken, NJ (4.9 mi.)


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