Washington Square in Philadelphia

Washington Square - Washington Square Park

'Host to the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldier' Washington Square, also known as Washington Square Park, was one of Philadelphia's five original squares as laid out in 1682 by William Penn's surveyor. This 6.4-acre Southeast Square is nestled in a great part of the city and is kept very clean, which is now part of Independence National Historical Park. History of Washington Square The Square was once used to graze animals and for burials by city's African American community in the … [Read more...]