Descriptive Essay

Topics: United States Declaration of Independence, United States, Edgar Allan Poe Pages: 1 (335 words) Published: April 30, 2013
Adan Blanco
English composition I
Ms. Karen Lecounte

United estates have so many historical places that have become popular because of its attractions such as West Virginia, Brooklyn, new York, Largo Key, Miami and others, On last summer my classmates and I decided to do a field trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We chose this place because of its historical monuments, arts museums and literacy writer’s backgrounds. To begin with, Philadelphia is fuelled of historical places. One of the most popular is The Independence Hall. It is known primarily as the location where both the Declaration of independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. Another historical place is The Congress Hall, during Congress Hall duration as the capital of the United States; the Congress admitted three new states and oversaw the presidential inauguration of both George Washington and John Adams. Second, Philadelphia has very attractive museums. The American Helicopter museum is one of them, this museum has many exhibit of how copters actually work and how they differ from fixed wing aircraft. Also, there are some helicopter on public display that people can climb on and fiddle with the dials, switches and pedals. Finally, Philadelphia has a very particular place which is the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic site. This is a preserved home once rented by American author Edgar Allan Poe. Though Poe lived in many houses over several years in Philadelphia (1837 to 1844), it is the only one which still survives. The site combines both Poe's former residence and two adjoining houses which were not built until after Poe left Philadelphia. The rooms of the house are left in arrested decay and are not furnished to look like they did during Poe's time. In conclusion, United States historical places have become popular because of its attractions. We enjoy the museums and monuments of our fieldtrip to Philadelphia. Just as we did, there are many groups of...
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