6401 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19144
Built 1763-67 for Pennsylvania Chief Justice Benjamin Chew. The house was damaged during the 1777 Battle of Germantown; scars from the battle remain in the walls. Home to the Chew family for more than 200 years, the Colonial home is furnished with 18th- and 19th-century pieces, and visitors can view original Chippendale and Federal style family furnishings along with Chinese export porcelain, paintings documents and other decorative arts. Situated on 6 acres, the mid-Georgian home features English roof urns and garden statuary. Open Thursday-Sunday noon-4pm, April-December; closed major holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
(New Castle) Amstel House
(Philadelphia) Atwater Kent Museum-Philadelphia History
(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
(Tuckerton) Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen's Museum
05/06 Coming to The Philadelphia area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.