If you are looking to propose to your loved one with a stunning engagement ring in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania then you may want to consider planning a proposal that highlights the history and importance of this city. What better place to exchange wedding rings than in Philadelphia! You can add another important event to the long history of this city while building your own lasting memories. With a piece of diamond jewelry from Knox Jewelers you will be getting an heirloom quality piece that will travel down the generations of your family along with all your wonderful memories built together.
Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast of the United States, and the fifth-most-populous city in the United States. This city is known both for its central part in the American Revolution and also for its arts and culture. Philadelphia is home to many national historical sites that relate to the founding of the United States. Independence National Historical Park is the center of these historical landmarks. Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the Liberty Bell are the city's most famous attractions. If your sweetie is a history buff then any of these locations would wonderful to propose at. Without a doubt there will be bells ringing just for the two of you if you present your darling with an engagement ring from Knox Jewelers. Once that thoughtfully selected piece of diamond jewelery is presented there will be no hesitation to accept your proposal and start preparing to exchange wedding rings.
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If you are looking for something historically fascinating, but a little more intimate, then head over to Elfreth's Alley with your special someone and that secret piece of diamond jewelry stashed in your pocket! Elfreth's Alley is the oldest residential street in America, this small Old City street offers a museum and several historic houses, many of which still serve as private residences. The thirty-two buildings along Elfreth's Alley were built between the 1720s and 1830s, and today they reveal the fascinating stories of everyday life, the spaces that America's founders knew. Only houses 124 and 126 are open to the public currently, however Elfreth's Alley hopes to add House 128 to the museum complex someday. The other houses remain private homes where Philadelphia families have lived in the same spaces for 300 years. Alley residents open some of these homes every year, as part of the Fete Day and Deck the Alley celebrations. Why not choose one of these celebrations for a special chance to step into an heirloom house and surprise your true love with an heirloom engagement ring from Knox Jewelers.
If the history isn't quite to your taste then perhaps something more artistic will fit your flare. The city contains many art museums, though one of the most unique is The Rodin Museum which is a museum containing the largest collection of sculptor Auguste Rodin's works outside Paris. In 2009, for the first time since the museum opened in 1929, it underwent a renovation which brought this museum back to its original splendor. Doors were reopened to the public on July 12, 2012. Wedding rings and custom engagement rings from Knox Jewelers are works of art that you can wear of your hands and are created by our master jewelers. When popping the question to your beloved why not do so here? When anyone asks what their favorite piece of art in the museum is they are sure to declare the ring you lovingly chose for them.
Another museum to consider is the city's major art museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is one of the largest art museums in the United States. Its long flight of steps to the main entrance became famous after the film Rocky (1976). Proposing to your loved one at the top of these steps will make you both feel like winners as you slip that beautiful engagement ring onto their finger and they pledge to spend the rest of your lives together.
Another option is to take in a mix of the art and the outdoors. This is possible because the city has more outdoor sculptures and murals, and in general more public art than any other American city. In 1872, the Association for Public Art was created, the first private association in the United States dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning. All you need to do is head out for a walk and when the mood is right get down on one knee and let your sweetheart know how you feel. You'll be exchanging unique wedding rings from Knox jewelers in no time!
If you prefer the art of nature then consider planning a romantic outing to Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. It is the largest landscaped urban park in the world and one of America's oldest urban parks, it encompasses 9,200 acres. The largest tract of Fairmount Park is on the west side of the city along the Schuylkill River and Wissahickon Creek and includes the Philadelphia Zoo. So no matter which spot you pick you'll be surrounded by scenic views, and your carefully chosen diamond jewelery from Knox Jewelers will sparkle in the sunlight so brightly that your darling will think you've put a star on their finger.
Another wonderful outdoor location is the Longwood botanical garden area located just outside of Philadelphia. It is considered to be one of the premier botanical gardens in the United States. Across over 1000 acres here you can find forty different gardens, half of which are indoors and half of which are outdoors. There are over 10,000 plant species here to be enjoyed by the Philadelphia visit who is interested in more natural landmarks. Whether proposing with a stunning engagement ring or exchanging your vows and wedding rings this location will be scenic and serene and will ensure a beautiful backdrop to some of your most important memories.