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Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Bartram Gardens Historic House
54th
Philadelphia PA 19143
Phone 215 685-2681
Web Site www.aampmuseum.org
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
 

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Betsy Ross House

  239 Arch Street

  Philadelphia  PA  19106    

  Phone  215 686-1252

  Web Site http://www.betsyrosshouse.org/

  Description  home of the maker of the first American flag with the stars and stripes

                    as we know it

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1740

  New or Updated:  9/15/2006

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Cedar Grove Museum
 
Fairmount Park
 
Philadelphia   PA    19104   
 
Phone   215 763-8100
 
Web Site  http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/parkhouse/cedargrove.shtml
 
E-mail  mailto:jmcneely@philamuseum.org 
 
Description  one time summer home of prominent Coates and Morris families, part of                     Fairmount Park collection
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Owner/Operator:  Philadelphia Museum of Art
 
New or Updated:             4/29/2004

Clivenden
6401 Germantown Av
Philadelphia PA   19144
Phone 215 848-1777
Web Site www.nthp.org
Alt Web http://cliveden.org
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Era Revolutionary War

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Deshler-Morris House
5442 Germantown Pike
Philadelphia PA   19118
Phone 215 596-1748
Web Site www.nps.gov/htdocs/inde/morris.htm
Description House used by General Howe and George Washington
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Era 1772

  Philadelphia
 
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
 
Address  200 West Tulpehocken Street
 
Philadelphia     PA
 
Phone   215 438-1861
 
Web Site  http://www.philadelphiahistoricnw.org/hist.htm
 
Description  cloth merchants home in Germantown area
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1859
 
New or Updated:   4/29/2004

Pennsylvania
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Address
Philadelphia PA
Phone
Web Site
www.nps.gov/edal
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People

  Philadelphia
 
Graff House - Declaration House
 
Seventh and Market Streets
 
Philadelphia    PA      19106    
 
Phone   215 597-8974
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/inde/visit.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/graff/
 
Description  reconstruction of house in where Jefferson drafted the Declaration of                     Independence
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  Revolutionary War
 
New or Updated:    4/30/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Laurel Hill Mansion
 
520 Walnut Street
 
Philadelphia   PA   19106    
 
Phone   215 627-1770 
 
Web Site  http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/parkhouse/laurelhill.shtml
 
Description  house overlooking river, one of the original Fairmount Park houses
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1767
 
Owner/Operator:  Women for Greater Philadelphia
 
New or Updated:     5/7/2004

  Philadelphia
 
Lemon Hill Mansion
 
Kelly Drive
 
Philadelphia     PA       19130    
 
Phone   215 232-4337
 
Web Site  http://www.phila.gov/fairpark/culture/architecture/lemonhill.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/parkhouse/lemonhill.shtml
 
Description  Federalist mansion maintained in park land since 1844, twice restored
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1800
 
Owner/Operator:  Colonial Dames of America
 
New or Updated:    5/1/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Loudoun Mansion
 
4650 Germantown Avenue
 
Philadelphia    PA
 
Phone   215 685-2067
 
Web Site  http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/lower/loudoun.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.greenspacefun.org/fun/sitedetails.asp?which=87
 
Description  deeded to the
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1796
 
New or Updated:    5/3/2004

  Philadelphia
 
Philadelphia  Society for Preservation of Landmarks
 
321 South 4th Street
 
Philadelphia    PA     19106    
 
Phone   215 925-2251
 
Web Site  http://www.philalandmarks.org/
 
Description  operates for house museums, Elderhostel program
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
New or Updated:   5/4/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Powell House
 
244 South 3rd St
 
Philadelphia   PA  19106    
 
Phone   215 627-0364
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.ushistory.org/tour/tour_powel.htm
 
Description  home frequented by George and Martha Washington when in Philadelphia
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  Revolutionary War
 
New or Updated:   5/5/2004

Rosenbach Museum and Library
2010 De Lancey Place
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone 215 732-1600
Web Site www.rosenbach.org/
Description rare book and manuscript collection, arts & antiques in 19th century mansion
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Books
Research /Reading Library
Era 19th

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Strawberry Mansion Historic
 
E Fairmount Park
 
Philadelphia   PA   19132    
 
Phone   215 228-8364
 
Web Site  http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/parkhouse/strawberry.shtml
 
Description  one of the Fairmount Park historic houses
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Historical Society
 
Era  1788
 
Owner/Operator:  Committee of 1926
 
New or Updated:    5/6/2004

Sweetbriar Mansion
Fairmount Park W
Philadelphia PA 19131
Phone 215 222-1333
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum

  Pennsylvania
 
Philadelphia
 
Todd House
 
Fourth and Walnut Streets
 
Philadelphia  PA  19106    
 
Phone   215 597-8974
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/inde/todd-house.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.gophila.com/culturefiles/historichouses/dolleytodd/
 
Description  where James Madison met and married Dolley
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  18th
 
New or Updated:     5/7/2004

  Philadelphia
 
Wyck
 
6026 Germantown Avenue
 
Philadelphia PA    19144    
 
Phone   215 848-1690
 
Web Site  http://www.wyck.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:http://www.wyck@wyck.org
 
Description  home to 9 generations of one family, 1820 rose garden
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Era  1690
 
New or Updated:    5/8/2004

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