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Explore Freedom's Backyard

We invite you to visit the nations longest National Historic District, where the stories of American freedom are told in uniquely personal terms.

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    Visit each of our sixteen historic attractions for just $15 for an individual, or $25 for a family of four. More information

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Featured Event
Open House

Open House

Thursday, October 23rd
5-7 pm

 

Please join Historic Germantown in welcoming Trapeta B. Mayson as our new Executive Director

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5501 Germantown Avenue

Light refreshments will be provided

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Please RSVP to pyeakel@freedomsbackyard.com 
by October 21

Featured Tour
Ghost Tour

Ghost Tour

Ghosts of the Great Road

Saturday, October 25

at two locations:
Germantown Historical Society and Upsala

Mt. Airy Learning Tree and Historic Germantown present an interactive ghost walk and live paranormal investigation of Philadelphia's most haunted and historic neighborhood.

Tour A: 3:00 - 4:30PM meets at the Germantown Historical Society, 5501 Germantown Ave.

Tour B: 6:00 - 7:30PM meets at Upsala, 6430 Germantown Ave.

Please visit Mt Airy Learning Tree to register:
http://mtairylearningtree.org/

 

Featured Performance
Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery

Diary of a Murder

Multiple Dates/Times in October
at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
Presentations of Diary of a Murder are as follows:
Sat. 10/25/2014 5:30 PM
Sun 10/26/2014 2:30 PM

It’s October 1900, and the Weygandt family is preparing for a wedding. When one of the maids is murdered in the middle of the night, the house’s scandalous secrets are exposed.

Individual ticket cost: $16  Tickets purchased in groups of six or more: $14 per ticket

Tickets to our live Victorian Theatre events may also be purchased by phoning Diane at 215-438-1861

Gingersnaps and apple cider for Murder Mystery donated by Giant Food Stores.

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