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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

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

Strawberry Mansion

Strawberry Mansion

Built in 1789, historic Strawberry Mansion is considered the largest and grandest of the historic houses in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. The Federal- and Empire-style mansion features 18th- and 19th-century antiques, fine art and collectibles, including a noted collection of dolls from the Sesquicentennial of 1926....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions

Strawberry Mansion

Strawberry Mansion

Built in 1789, historic Strawberry Mansion is considered the largest and grandest of the historic houses in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. The Federal- and Empire-style mansion features 18th- and 19th-century antiques, fine art and collectibles, including a noted collection of dolls from the Sesquicentennial of 1926....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions

Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

In the heart of Philadelphia’s Historic District, the Museum of the American Revolution is the country’s first venue dedicated solely to the exploration of the war that transformed a set of colonies into an independent nation. Among historic art, artifacts and recreations, the museum’s standout holding is George Washington’s tent,...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

First Bank of the United States

First Bank of the United States

As viewed from the new Museum of the American Revolution, also at 3rd and Chestnut Streets, the stoic First Bank was established in 1795 to handle debts carried from the Revolutionary War. The First Bank was the purview of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton. Samuel Blodgett was its architect....

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

Just north of City Hall, spare and chic South dishes up Lowcountry fare (chicken-fried oysters, shrimp and grits, hush puppies), old-fashioned hospitality, live jazz six nights a week and a 50-bottle bourbon and whiskey program. Owners and brothers Benjamin and Robert Bynum also own and operate popular Warmdaddy’s and Relish....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

Just north of City Hall, spare and chic South dishes up Lowcountry fare (chicken-fried oysters, shrimp and grits, hush puppies), old-fashioned hospitality, live jazz six nights a week and a 50-bottle bourbon and whiskey program. Owners and brothers Benjamin and Robert Bynum also own and operate popular Warmdaddy’s and Relish....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

South Kitchen & Jazz Bar

Just north of City Hall, spare and chic South dishes up Lowcountry fare (chicken-fried oysters, shrimp and grits, hush puppies), old-fashioned hospitality, live jazz six nights a week and a 50-bottle bourbon and whiskey program. Owners and brothers Benjamin and Robert Bynum also own and operate popular Warmdaddy’s and Relish....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

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