THE BETSY ROSS HOUSE is one of Philadelphia’s most popular historic attractions. Only Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, both run by the National Park Service, outdraw it. The Betsy Ross House is the former home of the famed Quaker flagmaker, Betsy Ross.
The Betsy Ross House is located in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood in the heart of the Historic District and steps away from Independence National Park.
The well-known and loved story of Betsy Ross sewing the first Stars & Stripes is tightly woven into the colorful fabric of America’s rich history. The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century. Tour the house and then stay a while longer to learn more about Betsy and her exciting life and times through our interactive, historical programming.
Kate Andrews reports from Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia in the above video.