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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.


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



Featured Events
Special Events at our Sites in March

Special Events at our Sites in March

Check out a few highlights happening in Germantown!


Let the Daughters of Liberty Nobly Arise: Women & Poetry, Past and Present

Saturday, March 17, 1:00-3:00pm

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Victoriana Reimagined exhibition brings new works by three contemporary artists into the Victorian interiors of the historic Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion.

March 21st - September 30th

LaSalle University Art Museum

Beyond Cubism: European Modern Prints, 1920s-1960s

March 7th - June 15th

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