Philadelphia Historic Timeline - 1732: Construction of Pennsylvania State House begins. It’s now known as Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street, and open for free tours with timed tickets. State in Schuylkill Fishing Club is founded. Its members create Fish House Punch, a potent mix of rum, cognac and peach brandy that becomes a favorite of the Founding Fathers.
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