Hidden Philadelphia: Billy Penn's hat

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The Solitude, a classic villa, has been home to historical figures and many creatures alike. (WPVI)

Perched atop city hall, the statue of Billy Penn is one of the most important symbols of Philadelphia. But there's something intriguing about its hat.

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The statue was hoisted onto Philadelphia's City Hall in 1894.

Hidden Philadelphia is an exclusive 6abc series uncovering secrets of Philadelphia. Click here to watch more stories.

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