Annie E. L. Hobbs journal 1876 Hobbs, Annie E. L.
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Annie E. L. Hobbs lived in Laconia, New Hampshire with her husband. After some deliberation, they decided to attend the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. In the company of a doctor and his wife, they traveled by train to New London, Connecticut, boarded a steamer for New York City, a ferry to Jersey City, and finally, a train to Philadelphia. They spent several days visiting the exhibits and the sights of Philadelphia before retracing their steps back to Laconia, suffering from...
During the Revolutionary era, Philadelphia's Independence Hall was commonly known as the State House of the Province of Pennsylvania. It was constructed between 1732 and 1756. The Second Continental Congress held their meetings in the State House during the Revolution, and in 1787, delegates gathered in the Assembly Room to write the United States Constitution. From the guide to the Independence Hall Receipts, 1778-1779., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Found...