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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


5501 Germantown Avenue

Light refreshments will be provided


Please RSVP to 
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:


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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