44 hours ago

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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3 days ago

We were delighted to host these costumers at ...

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

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    We were delighted to host these costumers at Historic Strawberry Mansion for their Georgian Picnic! (📸 SewLoud)
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5 days 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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May 18

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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May 15

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 13

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVAL OF DETERIORATED REAR BAY AND ATTACHED REAR FIRST FLOOR SHED TO COMPLY UNSAFE VIOLATION 582110

    2407 N DOUGLAS ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

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

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

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO OF NON LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY NO STRUCTUAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT

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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 08

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

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL CURB TRAP & FRESH AIR INLET - PA1# 2018-1222613 - "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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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 04

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE, 8- OUTLETS, 110V CARBON /SMOKE, 2- 10 YEAR SMOKES, REPLACE 5- OUTLETS, 7- SWITCHES, 2- FIXTURES...IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    2442 N NATRONA ST Issued May 1, 2018 Comment

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.
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May 03

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

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

Philly police: Serial abductor/molester of teen boys strikes again

...May 9, he attacked two brothers, ages 14 and 15, after abducting them on the 3300 block of Ridge Avenue in Strawberry Mansion. With Thursday’s attack, there are now six victims...

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The man, described as a heavyset African American in his 30s with a brown complexion and beard, lured into his car a 12-year-old boy on the 5800 block of Baltimore Avenue who was on his way to school Thursday with an offer to make money pumping his gas at a station across the street.

Instead he drove off with the boy and assaulted him, Police Capt. Mark Burgmann said in a hastily called press conference at Special Victims Unit headquarters at 300 E. Hunting Park Ave.

Those attacks happened:  at 5 p.m. Nov. 13 on the 6600 block of Stenton Avenue in East Mount Airy-Stenton area; about 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at Stenton Avenue...

...Stenton Avenue in East Mount Airy-Stenton area; about 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at Stenton Avenue and Haines Street, East Germantown-West Oak Lane area; and around 9:15 a.m. on Nov. 21...

...Germantown-West Oak Lane area; and around 9:15 a.m. on Nov. 21 at 66th Avenue and North 20th Street, West Oak Lane. On May 9, he attacked two brothers, ages 14 and 15, after...

    Philly police: Serial abductor/molester of teen boys strikes again
    A man who on several occasions last year abducted teenage boys and sexually assaulted them has struck again - this time on Thursday morning in Southwest Philadelphia, police said Friday evening.
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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 25

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

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 21

Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community’s Story

Father Paul Washington was a priest at the Church of the Advocates, located near Temple University. He was a social activist and religious leader. This mural overlooks a playground at Ridge Avenue and Cumberland Drive.

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This mural was dedicated because of the rich tradition of horse riding in Fairmount Park. The design is used to pay homage to the old west. It was completed on May 1, 2005 and is located at 3222 W. Montgomery Avenue.

This mural located on 3015 Ridge Avenue, was inspired by Catherine Ryan Hyde’s “Pay it Forward.” This mural uses prominent African-American role models such as Martin Luther King Jr. who have “paid it forward.”

This mural is overlooking the playground behind the Gideon Edward School. This is one of many schools in the neighborhood. The Gideon Edward School is located at 2817 W. Glenwood Avenue.

    Strawberry Mansion: Five Murals That Tell the Community's Story
    While in Strawberry Mansion one can see history everywhere. The Historic Strawberry Mansion is in Fairmount Park. An inexpensive and easy way to see the history of this community is to walk around and take in the breathtaking murals.
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Apr 21

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

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


Apr 18

Apr 16

Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion...

Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion was once known as “Summerville”? When it was built in 1789 by Judge William Lewis, a well-known lawyer and abolitionist, it served as his summer escape along the Schuylkill River. #ParkCharms #MyPhillyPark #ThisPlaceMatters


Apr 13

Happy #ThomasJeffersonDay! Come celebrate the...

Happy #ThomasJeffersonDay! Come celebrate the third U.S. President's birthday in our Jefferson Dining Room, which features a reproduction dining set based on his actual furniture.


Apr 12

Get a jump on youth hiring & youth jobs for S...

Get a jump on youth hiring & youth jobs for Summer 2018. Remember the deadline to apply is April 15, 2018 at 9:00 pm.


Apr 12

Apr 11

Apr 10

Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corp...

Join us as we discuss recent development proposals & the SM High School proposed phase out.

    SMCDC Monthly Community Forum
    Join us as we discuss recent development proposals & the SM High School proposed phase out.
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Apr 10

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