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Cliveden

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.

Location: 6401 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19144 Telephone 215-848-1777

Other History nearby:
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(New Castle) Amstel House
(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
(Tuckerton) Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen's Museum
(Barnegat) Barnegat Historical Society Heritage

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