America's Oldest Residential Street & Other Cool Historic Spots

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HuffPost Home has rounded up seven must-see spots for history buffs that aren't the usual tourist attractions. Included is Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia, the oldest residential street in America. The houses were built between 1728 and 1836, and two are open to the public.

7 Places In America History Nerds Need To See | HuffPost Home

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