MP3 The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia - The Constitutional Audio Tour
An audio adventure tour of Historic Philadelphia (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc.) featuring entertaining storytellers, historic character impersonations, patriotic music and cool sound effects.
36 MP3 Songs
SPOKEN WORD: Audiobook, SPOKEN WORD: With Music
The Constitutional Audio Tour includes 21 of the most popular historical sites in 75 minutes on a 1.25 mile walking adventure. The Constitutional Audio Tour focuses on the Independence National Historical Park area, which includes sites such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center and the Betsy Ross House.
The Constitutional''s energetic storytellers, tour guides and historical character impersonators provide visitors with an educational and entertaining experience. "GPS Gena" is the Constitutional Audio Tour narrator who announces the sites and provides directions. The Constitutional Tour Guides, Eli and Emilie, give a brief history of each site and "Philadelphia Frieda" interjects to provide some "Philadelphia Firsts." There are also some "special guests" who make appearances along the way, such as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
In addition to providing the quintessential Philadelphia tour experience that includes learning about Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the Constitutional Audio Tour also features contemporary information that transcends history along the route. Visitors will hear stories such as why Benjamin Franklin is in the International Swimming Hall of Fame and how Josiah Bartlett, one of the signers of The Declaration of Independence, is related to Martin Sheen''s character, President Josiah "Jed" Bartlett, on the NBC show, "The West Wing." They will also see "modern day" sites along the way, including MTV''s "Real World Philadelphia" House.
With its patriotic music, creative sound effects and entertaining storytellers, The Constitutional Audio Tour is truly a "theater of the mind" experience. Whether it''s the sound of a "pen" on parchment as John Hancock signs The Declaration of Independence or the cannons discharging to announce America''s first Fourth of July of celebration, this Philadelphia Podcast immerses visitors in a virtual time machine by surrounding them with the sounds, stories and sites of Historic Philadelphia.
The tour includes recorded directions from one site to the next, accompanied by an easy to follow map that can be downloaded online at https://www.tradebit.com .
About The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes visitors on a walking journey through America''s Most Historic Square Mile, the birthplace of our nation – “Where Every Day is Independence Day!”™ Located in Center City Philadelphia, The Constitutional includes many sites within the Independence National Historical Park area, which is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. The Constitutional guides visitors to walk through history where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created. The Constitutional is one of “Philadelphia’s Top 25 Tourist Attractions” as ranked by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Visitors can experience The Constitutional: 1) on their own as a free, self-guided walking tour, 2) with a lively tour guide for a fee 3) with the Philly MP3 Audio Tour or 4) via the Constitutional Cell Phone Tour by calling 215-229-TOUR (8687). For more information on The Constitutional, please visit https://www.tradebit.com. Guided and audio tours are offered by The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours, LLC which is a licensee of The Constitutional Foundation, Inc. d/b/a The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia; a portion of the proceeds from all guided and audio tour fees benefits The Constitutional Foundation and its free self-guided tour.