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Explore Freedom's Backyard

Historic Germantown is a partnership of 16 extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums in Northwest Philadelphia that have joined together to protect, preserve, and share some of Philadelphia's prized historical assets. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and  Instagram.

Featured Initiative
Save The Date!

Save The Date!

Please join us to celebrate a remarkable year and to recognize our 2018 Hall of Fame honorees.

  • Jim Duffin
  • Betty Turner
  • Ken Weinstein

Thursday, June 21, 2018



Support Historic Germantown
Support Historic Germantown in 2018!

Support Historic Germantown in 2018!


2018 looks to be a spectacular year for all of our sites. Your support helps us to impact the community and make history relevant.


Please consider a donation to Historic Germantown.


Our biggest asset is our community and friends. Thank you for your continued support.



Featured Events
Special Events at our Sites in February

Special Events at our Sites in February

Check out events happening in Germantown!

Awbury Arboretum
Paw Paws, Figs and other unusual fruits for Philly
Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:30-12:00m

Awbury Arboretum
Don't miss it. February is the last month for
Nature Transformed
photography exhibit in the galleries at the Francis Cope House!

Through March 1st.

Our Sponsors
Bluebell Kitchens The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Philadelphia Cultural Fund Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Ernst Brothers Nolan Painting Sherwin-Williams PWP Video Hayden Real Estate Investments Samuel S. Fels Fund National Penn Bank Cheshire Law Group Bowman Properties Loretta Witt Kurtz Construction Company