24 hours ago

Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYo...

Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYourPark week! After you visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, make sure to explore more of the Park Charms: The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYourPark week! After you visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, make sure to explore more of the Park Charms: The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park.
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2 days ago

2 days ago

Raging Inferno Engulfs Defunct Factory in North Philadelphia

The former manufacturing facility is located at 21st and West Clearfield streets. Huge flames are shooting from the roof and windows of the 332,600-square-foot brick structure.

    Raging Inferno Engulfs Defunct Factory in North Philadelphia
    A massive four-alarm fire has consumed a large industrial building in North Philadelphia. The former manufacturing facility is located at 21st and West Clearfield streets. Huge flames are shooting from the roof and windows of the 332,600-square-foot brick structure. Parts of the building, which spans nearly a city block, are collapsing onto the street below.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and...

It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and we're celebrating with FREE admission to Historic Strawberry Mansion this Sunday, May 20! Stop in while you're enjoying Fairmount Park this weekend.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and we're celebrating with FREE admission to Historic Strawberry Mansion this Sunday, May 20! Stop in while you're enjoying Fairmount Park this weekend.
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3 days ago

Would you like to have some input into what h...

Would you like to have some input into what happens at the library? Join us!

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Would you like to have some input into what happens at the library? Join us!
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4 days ago

Do you have questions about credit? Here's a...

Do you have questions about credit? Here's a workshop that can help.

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Do you have questions about credit? Here's a workshop that can help.
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4 days ago

Joe Shemtov is bringing TRAVELING TREASURES t...

Joe Shemtov is bringing TRAVELING TREASURES to the Nicetown-Tioga LIbrary branch this Thursday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m. Traveling Treasures is "a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel." Open to all ages!

    Traveling Treasures
    Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. This one-hour librarian-led program is well-suited for the classroom and is also appropriate for lifelong learners. The chosen objects are representative of some of the Rare Book Department's collections.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

5 days ago

Take Me Up To the Ball Game! Rediscovering The Bleacher Houses Of North Philly

...corner, against the high domed edifice of the entrance gates. Grandstands formed sheer walls along Lehigh Avenue and North 21st Street, and a smaller, but still imposing set of stands extended along left field, backing...

...person perspective. Rooney, a retired professor of psychology at La Salle University, was born at 2739 North 20th Street, roughly mid-way along the block. In a recent telephone discussion, Jack recalled the...

...run hit by Lou Gehrig broke the front door transom window of their neighbor at 2741 North 20th Street, ballpark officials quickly repaired it the next day. They finished the fix just in...

    Take Me Up To the Ball Game! Rediscovering The Bleacher Houses Of North Philly
    Anita Ray can still remember how the baseballs would fly onto the street in front of her house in the 1950s. On one occasion, she was struck square in the chest as she sat on her front porch. "Kids were always getting hit," she says.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

5 days ago

We have a new art exhibit on display! D. Eric...

We have a new art exhibit on display! D. Eric Murphy's "Thoughts from the Trails - Crossing River Jordan" explores the scenery of Shenandoah National Park and the journey enslaved people took through this land while seeking freedom. Come to Historic Strawberry Mansion tomorrow from 6-8 pm for a reception honoring the exhibit, or explore it any time you visit this spring.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    We have a new art exhibit on display! D. Eric Murphy's "Thoughts from the Trails - Crossing River Jordan" explores the scenery of Shenandoah National Park and the journey enslaved people took through...
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May 14

May 12

At the focal point of Historic Strawberry Man...

At the focal point of Historic Strawberry Mansion's Lewis Parlor is a gorgeous ornamental mantel, designed by Robert Wellford in 1798. Hand-applied plaster and gesso decorative work surround the mantel's King of Prussia marble, quarried just outside of Philadelphia. #ParkCharms

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    At the focal point of Historic Strawberry Mansion's Lewis Parlor is a gorgeous ornamental mantel, designed by Robert Wellford in 1798. Hand-applied plaster and gesso decorative work surround the...
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May 10

Nicetown-Tioga Library added 2 new photos.

Is there someone in your neighborhood who goes above and beyond to serve the community? Nominate them to be a Community Champion! The deadline has been extended to May 17.

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Nicetown-Tioga Library added a new photo.
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May 10

We're less than a month away from our annual ...

We're less than a month away from our annual Strawberry Festival! 🍓 Save the date for Saturday, June 2, and swing by for orchard tours, a plant sale, an open-hive beekeeping demonstration (plus honey tastings), and FREE tours of the mansion.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    We're less than a month away from our annual Strawberry Festival! 🍓 Save the date for Saturday, June 2, and swing by for orchard tours, a plant sale, an open-hive beekeeping demonstration (plus honey...
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May 09

May 09

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May 08

Come on in for a tour of Historic Strawberry ...

Come on in for a tour of Historic Strawberry Mansion this week! We're open Wednesday through Sunday. #ParkCharms #PreservationHappensHere

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Come on in for a tour of Historic Strawberry Mansion this week! We're open Wednesday through Sunday. #ParkCharms #PreservationHappensHere
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May 07

Historic Strawberry Mansion shared Birchtree ...

We're honored to host happy couples on their special days!

    Birchtree Catering
    Our new wedding venue is taking bookings now for fall of 2018! Historic Strawberry Mansion in Fairmount Park will feature a seasonal tent with wood flooring that can comfortably hold up to 250...
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May 06

May 04

Ready to get your ride on? Join us this Satur...

Ready to get your ride on? Join us this Saturday for our first annual Recovery In Motion Bike Ride. Meet us at the Dell East Music Center (33rd & Huntington) at 10:00 am. Free & family friendly, so come have fun with us as we pedal towards wellness.

    Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation
    Ready to get your ride on? Join us this Saturday for our first annual Recovery In Motion Bike Ride. Meet us at the Dell East Music Center (33rd & Huntington) at 10:00 am. Free & family friendly, so...
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May 03

Just 3 days until musicians from The Philadel...

Just 3 days until musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra play a FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert here at the mansion!

    FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert Series
    Continuing its work to reach deeper into the communities of Philadelphia, and as part of its ongoing commitment to community service, The Philadelphia Orchestra announces four free community concerts at venues and neighborhoods off the Avenue of the Arts where the Orchestra is expanding its presence.
    https://www.philorch.org

May 02

May is National Historic Preservation Month! ...

May is National Historic Preservation Month! Come tour Historic Strawberry Mansion to celebrate Philadelphia history and help protect the legacy of this extraordinary home. #PreservationHappensHere #ParkCharms

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    May is National Historic Preservation Month! Come tour Historic Strawberry Mansion to celebrate Philadelphia history and help protect the legacy of this extraordinary home. #PreservationHappensHere...
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May 01

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Apr 28

It's easy to miss some of the tiny treasures ...

It's easy to miss some of the tiny treasures within Historic Strawberry Mansion. Come for a tour and see what you discover! #ParkCharms

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    It's easy to miss some of the tiny treasures within Historic Strawberry Mansion. Come for a tour and see what you discover! #ParkCharms
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Apr 28

Apr 27

Historic Strawberry Mansion shared The Philad...

We're getting excited for The Philadelphia Orchestra's FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert at the mansion! Mark your calendar for May 6, and tag a friend who'd love to join you 🎶

    The Philadelphia Orchestra
    Scenes from last Sunday's Neighborhood Chamber Concert at Museum of the American Revolution. The series continues this Sunday at Second Mount Zion Baptist Church and May 6 at Historic Strawberry...
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Apr 25

Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion for a ...

Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion for a FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert on Sunday, May 6! The concert, featuring a wind quintet and string quartet of musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra, will begin at 3 p.m. Come early for family-friendly activities at 1:30 p.m. and complimentary lunch at 2 p.m. RSVPs are encouraged at www.philorch.org/freeconcerts.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Join us at Historic Strawberry Mansion for a FREE Neighborhood Chamber Concert on Sunday, May 6! The concert, featuring a wind quintet and string quartet of musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra,...
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Apr 24

Who would you invite to a gathering in our go...

Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could entertain the Philadelphia First City Troop. #ParkCharms #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Who would you invite to a gathering in our gorgeous ballroom? Legend has it, the room was built at the request of Alexander Hemphill, the eldest son of the mansion's second owner, so he could...
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Apr 24

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Apr 22

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with ...

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens – and don’t forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens - and don't forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark
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Apr 22

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Apr 20

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association is feeli...

TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥
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Apr 20

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia...

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show starts today! Stop by the mansion this weekend to continue your discovery of fine art and decor in our collections.


Apr 20

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Apr 18

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansio...

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansion went through various phases of occupation. For a period, it was a popular restaurant and picnic spot! To this day, it's a beautiful retreat within the city of Philadelphia. #ParkCharms #discoverPHL


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