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Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion offers private guided tours for groups at a special rate? Call 215-228-8364 to book your experience at this architectural treasure, which displays a magnificent collection of period antiques and decorative arts — some originating from George Washington’s President’s House in Philadelphia!
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That summer sunshine is here! Enjoy it on the grounds of Historic Strawberry Mansion, and make sure you come inside to learn about this incredible piece of Philadelphia history. #MyPhillyPark
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For 24 years, Eastern State Penitentiary has celebrated Bastille Day — the anniversary of the 1789 French revolutionary uprising — with a drag performance that concludes with 2,000 Tastykakes raining down from...This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Brauhaus Schmitz will also be celebrating the game by closing off the 700 block of South Street for a huge viewing party. Entry is free, but you can pay $60 for a VIP package that includes bottomless beer. Check out more suggestions for where to watch the game here.
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Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion founder Judge William Lewis was a well-known lawyer and abolitionist? His obituary in the August 19, 1819 Poulson’s American Daily Advertiser described him as such: "A statesman of the Revolution, jealous of liberty himself, he wished its enjoyment to all, and while many around him were trafficking in their fellowmen, Lewis was engaged in breaking their shackles asunder."
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Have the day off? Experience American history here at the largest of the Fairmount Park historic houses! You will see treasures from the 18th and 19th centuries throughout Historic Strawberry Mansion. #MyPhillyPark #ThisPlaceMatters
We’re feeling especially patriotic here at Historic Strawberry Mansion after Independence Day. Come check out the all-American antiques we have on display — the mansion is open until 4 pm!
Celebrate America's spirit — and architectural style — while visiting Historic Strawberry Mansion! Judge William Lewis built the home in the "Federal" style that was popular in the U.S. during the late 1700s. Second owner, Judge Joseph Hemphill, later added two Greek Revival style wings to the mansion. See tour hours: http://www.historicstrawberrymansion.org/plan-your-visit/
Instead of escaping to the shore for the 4th, try summering like a colonial Philadelphian! Explore the grounds of Historic Strawberry Mansion, and beat the heat while taking a tour inside. #myphillypark
North Philadelphia state Sen. Sharif Street lives a block from the house he and his three siblings grew up in at 18th & Diamond. He remembers being dropped off for first grade the first year his father, former Mayor John Street, started on City Council (1980).
French and American taste blend in the Mansion's stunning ballroom, which features the furniture of Philadelphia native General George Cadwalader.
Like many attics, the one at Historic Strawberry Mansion contains old toys and games — only this collection includes artifacts that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries!
An immediate highlight of the show is Carly Slade’s eye-catching 2046 W Diamond Street, which occupies the center of one of the show’s two dedicated gallery spaces. Using...
It's officially summer! A fitting day to visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, which was originally named "Summerville" by its first occupant, Judge William Lewis. ☀️
Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful Banquet Room? The walls display a mural depicting scenes around Philadelphia and Fairmount Park in the 19th century.
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ASSETS....High on the banks of Schuylkill River Fairmount Park...
Supporting STRAWBERRY MANSION COMMUNITY! At the #HistoricStrawberry #Mansion... Here at the Father's Day Brunch with Kevin Upshur and the #StrawberryMansion #LearningCenter
So....I am chilling after checking out the RAIL PARK.... Who is the First person I meet.... ARTIST/ Michael Morgan - ARCHES OF RESURGENCE at the SEPTA bus depot at 33 rd & Ridge Ave
Happy #FathersDay from the father of Historic Strawberry Mansion, Judge William Lewis! Lewis was friends with the likes of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin. He played a principal role in drafting and initiating the “Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery” in 1780.
Spend a quiet #FathersDay weekend at the Historic Strawberry Mansion! You can tour this celebrated Philadelphia home and spend time together enjoying the beautiful scenery in our gardens.
Historic Strawberry Mansion's second owner, Judge Joseph Hemphill, produced a line of porcelain with Philadelphia's Tucker Porcelain Factory from 1832-1838. You'll find a lovely collection of it on display in our Exhibition Room!
Friends and neighbors gathered Monday night at the scene of the shooting, 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, to remember Gilfillian.
The shooting happened Saturday night near 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia.
The shooting began just after 11 p.m. on the 2200 block of North 20th Street, police said, during what has been reported as a peaceful gathering of people enjoying the mild weather.
Police received reports of multiple people shot near the intersection of 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue at 11:20p.m.
Free guided tours of the Mansion happening now at today’s Strawberry Festival!
The Strawberry Festival is TODAY! Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion from noon-2 pm to enjoy berry picking, orchard tours, a plant sale, beekeeping demonstrations, plus FREE tours of the mansion. 🍓🌱🐝
Hey COMMUNITY Come out for FUN !
Summer is here and there are lots of family friendly events being held in & around Mansion. Check out our calendar at www.strawberrymansioncdc.org for all of the fun!
Historic Strawberry Mansion was originally built as a summer home in 1789, and to this day, the grounds serve as a fresh-air escape within the city of Philadelphia. Next time you're strolling through Fairmount Park, make sure to stop by!
This Saturday, June 9, is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day — the same day as our annual Strawberry Festival! Come to Historic Strawberry Mansion to pick your own berries for the baking 🍓🥧
This studio, situated at 2123 N. 19th St. in Stanton, is listed for $600/month.This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
Listed at $600/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom is located at 6301 Haverford Ave. in Haddington.
And finally, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom at 1687 N. 56th St. in Overbrook. It's being listed for $625/month.
Walk through Historic Strawberry Mansion's rooms to discover antiques, fine art, and collectible treasures from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Mansion is open for tours today until 4 pm! #myphillypark
RAIN DELAY: Due to the weather forecast tomorrow, the Strawberry Festival at Historic Strawberry Mansion has been rescheduled to next Saturday, June 9th. Please help us spread the word!
Just 2 days until the 10th Annual East Park Strawberry Festival at Historic Strawberry Mansion! Join us to tour the Mansion's fruit orchards, pick your own 🍓, and enjoy demonstrations and 🍯 tastings given by our beekeepers.
Strawberry Mansion High School...Very important to the community ! Show your support for excellent educational programs....Call Today Council President Clarke 215-686-2070
We're just a week away from our 10th Annual Strawberry Festival on June 2! Save the date and come to Historic Strawberry Mansion for free tours, strawberry picking, a plant sale and more family-friendly fun. #MyPhillyPark
Tiny honeybees play a big role in our ecosystem. Come to our Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 2 to learn from the Mansion's beekeepers, see hive demonstrations, and sample honey — in addition to picking fresh berries, of course!
We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)
Philly Firefighters and the 2nd Alarmers busy this evening with 2 simultaneous fires at 2300 N 21st & 1500 N 28th St...
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