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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
Join us for the 9th Annual Historic House Tour

Join us for the 9th Annual Historic House Tour

Our 9th Annual House Tour, At Home in the Old German Township, returns this Fall! Join us on Sunday, October 21, for this Germantown tradition. 

More details to come HERE.




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Revolutionary Germantown Festival

Revolutionary Germantown Festival

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival returns on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 10 AM to 4 PM!

Battle of Germantown Reenactments will take place at Cliveden at 12 PM and 3 PM. The festival will also feature food trucks, beer gardens, children's programs, and fun for the whole family! For more information, click HERE.

Featured Events
Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown!

Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown!

Historic Germantown member sites open to the public for Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown, from May through October. Some sites charge admission, and all gratefully accept donations to support our ongoing work.


And you can check out all other programming throughout the year!


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