HISTORIC GERMANTOWN HAS A RELAXED, BACKYARD FEEL.
BUT OUR HISTORY WASN'T ALWAYS THIS WAY.
IT’S WHERE PHILADELPHIA’S ONLY REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLE 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
Waking the Dead
Saturday, October 11
1pm – 4:30pm
Bus Tour of 4 Burial Grounds in Historic Germantown with Coffee Tastings by the High Point Café
Tickets: By Oct. 6: $20/person, $35/couple
After Oct. 6: $25/person, $45/couple
Delicious baked goods included!
Purchase tickets by clicking here and select the Waking Dead Tour under the Tickets section
Revolutionary Germantown Festival 2014
Join us for the Revolutionary Germantown Festival on Saturday October 4th!
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Battle of Germantown Reenactments
at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM
at Cliveden 6401 Germantown Avenue
One day in history, the Revolutionary War turned Cliveden into a bloody battleground for Gen. George Washington’s colonial soldiers as they battled the British in the fight to liberate occupied Philadelphia. Today, the Revolutionary Germantown Festival is a unique celebration in the city that gave the world the Declaration of Independence.
At Home in the Old German Township
Sunday, October 19th
This tour presents the rare opportunity to see inside a very special array of private houses.
For tickets/information, call 215 843-6333 or go to www.mtairylearningtree.org
Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of the tour
2014 House Tour Sponsors:
Cheshire Law Group
Hayden Real Estate Investments
Kurtz Construction Company
The Philadelphia Print Shop