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  • Directions Hermitage DVOC
    your left with a street sign for Hermit Lane Turn left into what looks like a driveway Go past two houses on your left and woods on your right When you get to a house on your right you will see another green sign for Hermit Lane pointing down a paved street into Fairmount Park Turn right down the paved road Go one block and turn right between two stone pillars 700 Hermit Lane will be in front of you From the turnpike at Norristown Take Germantown Pike East through Plymouth Meeting past Colonial High school to the light at Joshua Road Turn right onto Joshua Road and then left onto Ridge Pike at the bottom of the hill Follow Ridge Pike to Andorra and follow the signs for Henry Avenue Take Henry Avenue several miles past the light at Walnut Lane there will be a golf course on your left past the light at Hermit Street and turn right at Barnes Street See directions above Hermitage Mansion 700 Hermit Lane Philadelphia PA 19128 215 725 4171 info dvopera org History Of Hermitage About Delaware Valley Opera Company Performing And Production Artists Operas And Operettas 1980 to 2005 Attend An Event Written Directions dvopera org From Chestnut Hill Germantown Avenue Take Cresheim Valley Road to the light where Allen s Lane crosses it and becomes Emlen Street Turn right onto Allen s Lane and follow it to the end where it turns and becomes Wissahickon Follow Wissahickon to Walnut Lane and turn right Follow Walnut lane across the bridge and turn left at the light at Henry Avenue See directions above Public transport Train Take the R6 to the East Falls station Walk up Midvale to Henry Avenue and take the 32 towards Roxboro Get off at Barnes street and

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  • Laurel Hill Cemetery Tours
    in his diary that education entertainment were a part of his initial vision to make Laurel Hill a place that is desirable as well as valuable Please join us for a tour of this fascinating site that is indeed desirable and valuable We offer a varied selection of fascinating tours Please call 215 228 8200 for more information and reservations Hours Of Operation Monday Friday 8 00 AM 4 30

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  • Laurel Hill Cemetery Hist
    the estate was used as a farm a tavern and a boarding school The picturesque qualities of the site were an important aspect of its appeal as was the gentility implied by its former use Selection Of Designer And Design An informal competition was held to select a designer for Laurel Hill Proposals were submitted by William Strickland and Thomas U Walter but ultimately architect John Notman was selected Notman conceived the cemetery as an estate garden based in part on English ideas of designed landscapes as transitions between art and nature The design of Laurel Hill was also inspired in part by Kensal Green Cemetery established in 1832 near London Key features of Notman s design for Laurel Hill were a three tiered circulation system with the main carriage loop secondary roads and paths all converging near the center The main landscape feature was the Shrubbery a geometrically divided planting bed with a secondary focus on the Sims mansion which Notman also incorporated into his design along with the existing greenhouse carriage house and stables Notman added a Doric Roman gatehouse a superintendent s house and a chapel Since the idea of a rural cemetery was new to Philadelphians it was important that the new institution present a secure and positive image to visitors This was achieved in part by building a stone wall along Ridge Avenue and fencing the north south sides After the initial conceptual plan by Notman surveyor Philip Price was responsible for laying out the roads and burial lots at North Laurel Hill beginning in the central section enclosed by the main carriage loop Due to the curvilinear circulation system the early lots were irregular and were sold by the square foot By 1838 the cemetery had sold over half of the 800 lots Price

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  • Laurel Hill Cemetery
    Ferry Road and turn left Turn right immediately at the first light onto Ridge Avenue Continue approximately ¼ mile to the entrance to the cemetery on your right through the arch of the historic gatehouse From West Take PA Turnpike to Valley Forge Exit Take I 76 East to Exit 340A Kelly Drive Lincoln Drive exit Stay in the far left lane and follow signs for Ridge Avenue East Kelly Drive East Rive Drive At the bottom of the exit ramp go straight on Kelly Drive to the third light South Ferry Road and turn left Turn right immediately at the first light onto Ridge Avenue Continue approximately ¼ mile to the entrance of the cemetery on your right through the arch of the historic gatehouse From Northeast Philadelphia Take US Route 1 to the Ridge Avenue exit the last exit before the Schuylkill River Turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto Ridge Avenue Continue approximately ¼ mile to the entrance of the cemetery on your right through the arch of the historic gatehouse From Downtown Visitor s Center Take the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum Circle bear to the right onto Kelly Drive Continue approximately

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  • Houses East Park
    sites and associates are located in the city of Philadelphia PA EAST FAIRMOUNT PARK Lemon Hill Kelly Sedgeley Drives East Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 215 232 4337 Map Of Fairmount Park www lemonhill org Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Drive East Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 215 763 8100 ext 333 Map Of Fairmount Park Ormiston Mansion Reservoir Drive East Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 215 763 2222 Woodford Mansion 33rd Dauphin Street

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  • Houses West Park
    and associates are located in the city of Philadelphia PA WEST FAIRMOUNT PARK Cedar Grove 1 Cedar Grove Drive West Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 19131 215 763 8100 ext 332 Map Of Fairmount Park Chamounix Mansion Hosteling International West Fairmount Park 3250 Chamounix Drive Philadelphia PA 19131 215 878 3676 or 1 800 379 0017 www philahostel org Belmont Mansion 2000 Belmont Mansion Drive West Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 19131

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  • Houses West Park 2
    of the Fairmount Park Council for Historic Sites All houses sites and associates are located in the city of Philadelphia PA WEST FAIRMOUNT PARK Japanese House and Garden Pine Breeze Villa North Horticulture Drive Near Belmont and Montgomery West Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 215 878 5097 www shofuso com Sweetbriar Mansion 1 Sweetbriar Drive West Fairmount Park Philadelphia PA 19131 215 222 1333 History Of Sweetbriar Written Directions Map Of

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  • Historic Sites Phila Pa
    Philadelphia PA ELSEWHERE IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Avenue 215 389 1776 Tours And Hours Of Operation About ASHM Attend An Event Written Directions Mapquest Map www americanswedish org Fairmount Water Works and Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center Schuylkill River South of the Art Museum 215 296 0182 Water Works Restoration Committee 215 592 4908 Interpretive Center www fairmountwaterworks org Schuylkill River National State

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