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Name Neighborhood Tags
Morris Arboretum

A romantic Victorian landscape garden

100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Neighborhood: North West, Chestnut Hill Tags: bird watching, chestnut hill, family friendly, family friendly philadelphia, garden trail, gardens, historic houses, kid friendly, live music, morris arboretum, northwest philadelphia, outdoors, picnicking,
The Betsy Ross House

The birthplace of the American flag

239 Arch Street
The American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: betsy ross house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, must see philadelphia, old city,
The Johnson House
Historic Site, Inc.

A vital stop on the Underground Railroad

6306 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: african american, germantown, germantown ave., historic attractions, historic houses, history, johnson house, quest for freedom,
Historic RittenhouseTown

The site of the first paper mill in British North America

206 Lincoln Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown Tags: fairmount park, germantown, historic attractions, historic houses, historic rittenhousetown,
Stenton

William Penn’s powerful agent-secretary, James Logan, made Stenton his country seat

4601 N 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: gardens, germantown, historic attractions, historic houses, mt. airy, stenton,
Paul Robeson House Museum

Historic home of local Civil Rights leader

4951 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Neighborhood: Tags: african american, attractions, historic houses, history, museums, paul robeson, paul robeson house museum, spruce hill, west philadelphia,
Pennypacker Mills

Get a glimpse of Pennsylvania’s past

5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhood: Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic pennsylvania, history, montgomery county, pennypacker mills,
Awbury Arboretum

A wee bit of England transplanted to Germantown

One Awbury Road Philadelphia, PA 19138

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown, Mt. Airy Tags: arboretum, arboretums, architectural interest, awbury arboretum, bird watching, boundless, germantown, historic houses, mt. airy, outdoors, parks and gardens, philadelphia, water gardens, winter gardens,
Peter Wentz Farmstead

An authentic, working 18th-century Pennsylvania German farm

Shearer Road and Route 73 Worcester, PA 19490

Neighborhood: Tags: 18th century, german farm, historic attractions, historic farms, historic houses, montgomery county, peter wentz farmstead, philadelphia history,
Waynesborough

Home of Revolutionary War’s General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

2049 Waynesborough Rd.
Paoli, PA 19301

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, chester county, colonial, for kids, historic attractions, historic battlefields, historic houses, history, military museums, museums, philadelphia and the countryside, waynesborough,
The Grundy Museum

Victorian-era home of Senator Joseph R. Grundy

610 Radcliffe Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Neighborhood: Tags: architectural interest, bristol, bucks county, grundy museum, historic houses, historical attractions, history, libraries and literature, museums, philadelphia and the countryside,
The Annual Center City House Tour

A delight for the architecturally inclined

18th and Locust Streets
Rittenhouse Square Vacinity
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Tags: center city, historic houses, history, the annual center city house tour, tours,
The Powel House

A luxurious mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion

244 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, museums, powel house, society hill,
The Physick House

The 18th century mansion of the “Father of American Surgery”

321 S. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, physick house, society hill,
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Philadelphia residence of the Revolutionary War’s Polish military engineer

301 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, society hill, thaddeus kosciuszko national memorial,
Germantown White House
(Deshler-Morris House)

George Washington’s White House in Germantown

5442 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144

Neighborhood: North West, Germantown Tags: deshler-morris house, germantown, germantown white house, historic attractions, historic houses, history,
The Bishop White House

Mansion of the Bishop who founded the American Episcopalian Church

309 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Old City, Society Hill Tags: bishop white house, historic attractions, historic district, historic houses, history, independence national historical park, old city, society hill,
Dolley Todd (Madison) House

Home of the woman who would become First Lady

4th and Walnut Streets (Northeast corner) Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill Tags: dolley madison house, dolley todd house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, society hill,
Declaration (Graff) House

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence here

7th and Market Streets (Southwest corner) Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: declaration house, graff house, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park,
Franklin’s Print Shop

Benjamin Franklin’s 18th century printing shop

320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: ben franklin, franklin print shop, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, history museums, museums,
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

The house where Poe wrote and published some of his greatest tales

532 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhood: Tags: attractions, callowhill, edgar allen poe house, historic attractions, historic houses, history, museums,
Fonthill Castle & Museum

Henry Mercer’s concrete castle, an American treasure

525 E. Court Street Doylestown, PA 18901

Neighborhood: Tags: art museums, bucks county, doylestown, fonthill castle, henry mercer, historic houses, mercer mile, mercer museum, moravian pottery and tile works, philadelphia museums,
Elfreth’s Alley The nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street

126 Elfreth’s Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: elfreth's alley, historic attractions, historic houses, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park,
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