1. The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia in 1784.
2. Fairmount Park in Philadelphia is the largest city park with more than 8,000 acres.
3. The Liberty Bell weighs 2,080 pounds.
4. Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Hewes from North Carolina, Francis Hopkinson from New Jersey, George Ross, member of the Congressional Committee that asked Betsy Ross to sew the flag, and Dr. Benjamin Rush, The Father of American Medicine and Psychiatry, are all buried at Christ Church cemetery.