2 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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3 days ago

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5 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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5 days ago

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Jul 09

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Jul 07

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

Powelton Village is with Sonya Brintnall.

Congrats Sonya as the 2018 pie champ!

    Powelton Village
    Congrats Sonya as the 2018 pie champ!
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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 03

Where to watch July 4th fireworks; SEPTA holiday schedule

If you don’t feel like crossing the river tomorrow, there are some good spots in West Philly where you can watch the fireworks. One of them is Drexel Park at 31st and Powelton. Just bring a blanket/chair and some snacks.

    Where to watch July 4th fireworks; SEPTA holiday schedule
    If you're spending the Fourth of July holiday in the city, here's some useful information on the festivities, where you can watch the fireworks, and SEPTA service. Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fireworks The July 4th Concert and Fireworks will be held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Wednes
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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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Jul 02

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Jul 01

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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 30

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Jun 27

Welcome Akwaaba to the neighborhood!

Welcome Akwaaba to the neighborhood!

    Akwaaba Philadelphia: The bed and breakfast that speaks to black people opens in West Philadelphia | Elizabeth Wellington
    Just as innkeeper Janet Reitano bid her last Spruce Hill Manor guest adieu last week, Monique Greenwood, the CEO - or chief enjoyment officer - of Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast Inns arrived on the West Philly premises. She immediately started plotting. The sparkling chandeliers would definitely stay.
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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.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    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

Jun 23

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    18 PLUMBING FIXTURES WITH PIPING FOR 3 STORY 3 FAMILY DWELLING. PVC PIPING FOR DRAINAGE AND PEX PIPING FOR DOMESTIC WATER (MULTI FAMILY)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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Jun 23

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Jun 22

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 20

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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 19

Another year flies by. Congrats to the newly ...

Another year flies by. Congrats to the newly elected 2018-2019 PVCA Board.

    Powelton Village
    Another year flies by. Congrats to the newly elected 2018-2019 PVCA Board.
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Jun 17

Representing.... STRAWBERRY MANSION

Representing.... STRAWBERRY MANSION

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    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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