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Woodford Mansion

Woodford Mansion

Philadelphia merchant (and friend of Benjamin Franklin) William Coleman built this Georgian-style summer retreat along the Schuylkill River (now Fairmount Park) between 1756-1758. The National Historic Landmark features period furnishings and is open to visitors year round.

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions

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