The Independence National Historical Park, thanks in part to the National Park Service's centennial, got a major boost in visitation in 2016 that led to a milestone not touched since 1989.
The Independence National Historical Park — the 55-acre park composed of more than 25 sites, including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell — beat 2015's visitation figures by nearly one million people in 2016.
The Philadelphia Business Journal last September reported that the national park in each month in 2016 through August — except for January — saw an increase in visitation over 2015.
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