The first checkpoints are now in place as security perimeters start to go into effect for the weekend papal visit. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway event perimeter east of 20th Street is now open to screened pedestrians.

Here are some scenes from some of the first Philadelphians and visitors to encounter the checkpoints Friday morning:

A photo posted by @hashtagsongs on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:41am PDT
A photo posted by @jenna_eden on Sep 25, 2015 at 5:46am PDT
A photo posted by Ed Davis (@edfletchalldavis) on Sep 25, 2015 at 5:34am PDT