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
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.
Visit each of our sixteen historic attractions for just $25 for an individual, or $45 for a family of four. More information
Elephants on the Avenue
September 10, 2016
Artmaking workshop with Barbara Bullock
Click here for a full calendar of events
#HGElephants is the official hashtag for the Elephants on the Avenue project
“When there’s an elephant in the room, introduce him” – Randy Pausch
Kids Summer Concert Series
Thursday, July 28th
Featuring jazz guitarist Monnette Sudler, per-forming selections from her children’s CD,
“The Sun’s Peeking Over The Mountain”
with percussionist, Dwight James
Thursday, August 4th
Shekere artist Marcy Francis &
drummer Janis Jefferies of “Music Over Matter”
Storyteller, Denise Valentine
will be at both events
Concerts are free, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 215-844-1683 to Register
Sustaining Our Sites Fund
Historic Germantown launched the Sustaining Our Sites Fund in 2014 to further the sustainability of member sites and the draw the consortium sites together in shared development. This initiative leverages the power of our collective to establish a fund that will be used for capital improvements and building preservation. Historic sites produce community programming and outreach, but many of our cultural resources are facing disrepair and loss of historic fabric as funding for historic preservation has disappeared. This fund seeks to fill that gap.
Will you partner with us today to support out efforts?
10% of a proceeds from our annual benefit go toward the Sustaining Our Sites Fund