11 hours ago

Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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3 days ago

That summer sunshine is here! Enjoy it on the...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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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5 days ago

Your Weekly Roundup for July 12-19, 2018

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...

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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.

    Things to Do: Your Weekly Roundup for July 12-19, 2018
    The past few weeks, you may have noticed we're trying something a little different with our Things to Do segment. We're still telling you about events around the Philly region, but we know you're the real experts, so we've also been asking you - how are you spending your summer?
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6 days ago

Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion...

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."

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jul 08

LOST DOG: REWARD$ "DAVE" –Brindle Female Pit...

LOST DOG: REWARD$ "DAVE" –Brindle Female Pit/mix. White spot on her chest. She's about 45/50 lbs and super friendly. Faded light blue collar tied with rope. No tags, unfortunately. Answers to Dave. Please contact 267-269-6945. Last seen at 17th and Susquehanna in Philadelphia.

    Brian Sanders' JUNK
    LOST DOG: REWARD$ "DAVE" -Brindle Female Pit/mix. White spot on her chest. She's about 45/50 lbs and super friendly. Faded light blue collar tied with rope. No tags, unfortunately. Answers to Dave....
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Jul 06

Have the day off? Experience American history...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jul 05

We’re feeling especially patriotic here at Hi...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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!
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Jul 02

Celebrate America's spirit — and architectura...

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/

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jun 30

Instead of escaping to the shore for the 4th,...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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
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Jun 29

Sharif Street is on a mission for criminal justice reform

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).

    Sharif Street is on a mission for criminal justice reform
    North Philadelphia state Sen. Sharif Street lives a block from the house he and his three siblings grew up in at 18 th & Diamond. He remembers being dropped off for first grade the first year his father, former Mayor John Street, started on City Council (1980).
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Jun 27

French and American taste blend in the Mansio...

French and American taste blend in the Mansion's stunning ballroom, which features the furniture of Philadelphia native General George Cadwalader.

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    Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, PA. 928 likes · 34 talking about this · 1,726 were here. Historic Strawberry Mansion is celebrated as the...
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Jun 25

Like many attics, the one at Historic Strawbe...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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!
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Jun 24

The Clay Studio National juried show features diverse approaches to ceramic art

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...

    The Clay Studio National juried show features diverse approaches to ceramic art
    Deb Krieger visits the Clay Studio's biannual juried show of American ceramic art, "The Clay Studio National," open May 26th - July 15th. She reports back on the wide range of practices in contemporary clay, from the abstract to the figurative and from the formal to the political.
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Jun 21

It's officially summer! A fitting day to visi...

It's officially summer! A fitting day to visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, which was originally named "Summerville" by its first occupant, Judge William Lewis. ☀️

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    It's officially summer! A fitting day to visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, which was originally named "Summerville" by its first occupant, Judge William Lewis. ☀️
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Jun 19

Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful...

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.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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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Jun 17

Representing.... STRAWBERRY MANSION

Representing.... STRAWBERRY MANSION

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    Representing.... STRAWBERRY MANSION
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Jun 17

ASSETS....High on the banks of Schuylkill Riv...

ASSETS....High on the banks of Schuylkill River Fairmount Park...

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    ASSETS....High on the banks of Schuylkill River Fairmount Park...
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Jun 17

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association shared t...

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    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
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Jun 17

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association added 5 ...

Supporting STRAWBERRY MANSION COMMUNITY! At the #HistoricStrawberry #Mansion... Here at the Father's Day Brunch with Kevin Upshur and the #StrawberryMansion #LearningCenter

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association added a new photo.
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Jun 17

So....I am chilling after checking out the RA...

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

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    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
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Jun 17

Happy #FathersDay from the father of Historic...

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.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jun 15

Spend a quiet #FathersDay weekend at the Hist...

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
    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.
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Jun 13

Historic Strawberry Mansion's second owner, J...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jun 12

One of 5 shot in North Philadelphia dies; multiple suspects sought

Friends and neighbors gathered Monday night at the scene of the shooting, 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, to remember Gilfillian.

    One of 5 shot in North Philly dies; multiple suspects sought
    One of the five people wounded in a hail of gunfire on over the weekend in North Philadelphia has died. That victim, 21-year-old Kameron Gilfillian was the intended target of the shooting, police say. The other four victims, including a 5-year-old boy, were hit by some of the 41 shots that were fired by four to five suspects.
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Jun 11

Philadelphia Police Searching For Several Gunmen In Quintuple Shooting That Left 1 Dead

The shooting happened Saturday night near 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia Police Searching For Several Gunmen In Quintuple Shooting That Left 1 Dead
    The shooting happened Saturday night near 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia.
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Jun 10

5-year-old shot along with four others in N. Philly

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.

    5-year-old shot along with four others in N. Philly
    A 5-year-old boy was among the victims in a quintuple shooting late Saturday night in North Philadelphia, police said. 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.
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Jun 10

Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Shot, 4 Men Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting

Police received reports of multiple people shot near the intersection of 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue at 11:20p.m.

    Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Shot, 4 Men Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting
    Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A 5-year-old child and four adult men are in the hospital this morning following a late night shooting in North Philadelphia. Police Involved Shooting At Marshalls In Deptford Township Police received reports of multiple people shot near the intersection of 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue at 11:20p.m.
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Jun 09

Free guided tours of the Mansion happening no...

Free guided tours of the Mansion happening now at today’s Strawberry Festival!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Free guided tours of the Mansion happening now at today's Strawberry Festival!
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Jun 09

The Strawberry Festival is TODAY! Join us at ...

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. 🍓🌱🐝

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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. 🍓🌱🐝
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Jun 08

Hey COMMUNITY Come out for FUN !

Hey COMMUNITY Come out for FUN !

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    Hey COMMUNITY Come out for FUN !
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Jun 07

Summer is here and there are lots of family f...

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!

    Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation
    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!
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Jun 07

Historic Strawberry Mansion was originally bu...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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Jun 05

This Saturday, June 9, is National Strawberry...

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 🍓🥧

    Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe
    For the filling For the crust Email Grocery List Prepare the pastry: combine the flour, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Using a fork or pastry cutter, work half of the butter into the flour until it resembles coarse meal.
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Jun 04

The cheapest apartment rentals in Philadelphia, explored

This studio, situated at 2123 N. 19th St. in Stanton, is listed for $600/month.

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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.

    The cheapest apartment rentals in Philadelphia, explored
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Philadelphia are hovering around $1,476. But how does the low-end pricing on a Philadelphia rental look these days--and what might you get for your money? We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.
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Jun 03

Walk through Historic Strawberry Mansion's ro...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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
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Jun 01

RAIN DELAY: Due to the weather forecast tomor...

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!

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    Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, PA. 921 likes · 23 talking about this · 1,644 were here. Historic Strawberry Mansion is celebrated as the largest of the Fairmount Park Historic Houses...
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May 31

Just 2 days until the 10th Annual East Park S...

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.

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    Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, PA. 921 likes · 23 talking about this · 1,644 were here. Historic Strawberry Mansion is celebrated as the largest of the Fairmount Park Historic Houses...
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May 28

Strawberry Mansion High School...Very importa...

Strawberry Mansion High School...Very important to the community ! Show your support for excellent educational programs....Call Today Council President Clarke 215-686-2070

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    Strawberry Mansion High School...Very important to the community ! Show your support for excellent educational programs....Call Today Council President Clarke 215-686-2070
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May 26

We're just a week away from our 10th Annual S...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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May 24

Tiny honeybees play a big role in our ecosyst...

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!

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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...
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May 22

We were delighted to host these costumers at ...

We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)

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    We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)
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May 21

Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association added 2...

Philly Firefighters and the 2nd Alarmers busy this evening with 2 simultaneous fires at 2300 N 21st & 1500 N 28th St...

    Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association
    Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers Association added a new photo.
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May 21

2nd Alarmers responding to 2300 N 21st St. 3 ...

2nd Alarmers responding to 2300 N 21st St. 3 story vacant dwelling. Heavy fire on the 2nd and 3rd floor. 3 and 2 in service. 2ND ALARMERS RESPONDING.

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