"A Break from the Tourish Hustle and Bustle"
This side-street is the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of the attractions of the historical district. You can stop and get lunch - perhaps a local Philly Cheese Steak at Jim’s Steaks? For those of a more intellectual bent, the Physik House is an interesting stop away from the tourist traps. This is the 18th Century mansion of the 'Father of American Surgery' Dr. Philip Syng Physick which has spectacular and luxurious interiors, richly furnished in the Empire and Federal styles. In addition to its scientific merit, it was also the scene of a veritable 18th Century soap opera, when the Doctor's wife left him, unheard of in those times