HISTORIC GERMANTOWN HAS A RELAXED, BACKYARD FEEL.
BUT OUR HISTORY WASN'T ALWAYS THIS WAY.
IT’S WHERE ONE OF PHILADELPHIA’S REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLES WAS FOUGHT.
WHERE THE FIRST-EVER AMERICAN PROTEST AGAINST SLAVERY WAS WRITTEN.
WHERE A HOUSE ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD STILL STANDS.
WHERE THE STORY OF EVERY KIND OF FREEDOM IS TOLD . . .
. . . IN UNIQUELY PERSONAL TERMS.
JUST MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN PHILADELPHIA.
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.
Visit each of our sixteen historic attractions for just $15 for an individual, or $25 for a family of four. More information
Thursday, October 23rd
Please join Historic Germantown in welcoming Trapeta B. Mayson as our new Executive Director
5501 Germantown Avenue
Light refreshments will be provided
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
by October 21
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:
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.