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Explore Freedom’s Backyard

Historic Germantown, located just minutes from Center City, is where one of Philadelphia’s Revolutionary War Battles was fought…

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Historic Germantown is a partnership of 19 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.

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About
Historic
Germantown

Historic Germantown, located just minutes from Center City, is where one of Philadelphia’s Revolutionary War Battles was fought; where the first-ever American protest against slavery was written; and where one of the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad still stands.

Explore Historic Germantown on map

Browse all 19 extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums in Northwest Philadelphia on this interactive map.

Upcoming Programs, Events and Exhibitions

The development of this website was supported by a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.