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  • Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia |
    the weekend of Saturday January 23rd and Sunday January 24th 2016 we will not be open for tours We hope everyone is staying Nov 23 A Christmas Carol at Historic Strawberry Mansion Posted on Nov 23 by admin The Mechanical Theater Presents A Christmas Carol at Historic Strawberry Mansion Four Christmas spirits Three crazy actors Two rooms of a historic Nov 10 December 2nd 23rd Holiday Tours Posted on Nov

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  • Plan Your Visit | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    stop sign make a left into the Historic Strawberry Mansion From the Schuylkill Expressway Westbound Exit at Girard Avenue Cross the Girard Avenue Bridge and turn left at the second traffic light onto 33 rd Street Travel north on 33 rd Street and turn left onto Reservoir Drive Oxford Street Continue on Reservoir Drive to the stop sign by the tennis courts Turn right onto Dauphin Street Then make an immediate right onto Greenland Drive At the next stop sign make a left into the Historic Strawberry Mansion From the Schuylkill Expressway Eastbound Exit 340A at City Avenue onto Kelly Drive East River Drive Follow Kelly Drive South to the large equestrian statue of General Grant Turn left onto Fountain Green Drive Proceed on Fountain Green Drive It bends right and becomes Reservouir Drive At the stop sign by the tennis courts turn right onto Dauphin Street Then make a left onto Greenland Drive At the next stop sign make a left into the Historic Strawberry Mansion From Northwest of Philadelphia Take Route 1 Roosevelt Boulevard South Exit on Kelly Drive Ridge Avenue Go straight crossing Ridge Avenue then make a left onto Kelly Drive Follow Kelly Drive South to the large equestrian statue of General Grant Turn left onto Fountain Green Drive Proceed on Fountain Green Drive It bends right and becomes Reservouir Drive At the stop sign by the tennis courts turn right onto Dauphin Street Then make a left onto Greenland Drive At the next stop sign make a left into the Historic Strawberry Mansion Public Transportation Historic Strawberry Mansion can be reached by taking SEPTA bus route 32 The bus travels on 33 rd Street and stops at Dauphin Street Call Send SMS Add to Skype You ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype HOURS January

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  • Shop | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    Mansion Judge William Lewis Esq by purchasing your copy of William Lewis Esquire Enlightened Statesman Profound Lawyer and Useful Citizen by Esther Ann McFarland and Mickey Herr 19 95 purchase through Diana Publishing Co http www dianepublishing net William Lewis Esquire p 1457832089 htm HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Closed on major holidays Free parking Recent Facebook Posts Timeline Photos Jefferson would be proud of everyone who voted today He d also enjoy our Jefferson Dining Room The dining set on display in this room was constructed 13 likes 0 comments 3 days ago Timeline Photos Celebrate Earth Day and this spring weekend with a stroll through the gardens at Historic Strawberry Mansion 10 likes 1 comments 1 week ago See the Mansions of Fairmount Park in bloom Rooms in Bloom starts tomorrow Drop by to see Strawberry Mansion decked out in spring s finest It will be a beautiful weekend Park Charms 1 likes 0 comments 2 weeks ago Timeline

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  • Host Your Event | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    Click here to learn about our special event rental packages Event inquiries please contact us using the form below We look forward to hearing from you Name Email Address Subject Captcha 4 15 Message Message HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Closed on major holidays Free parking Recent Facebook Posts Timeline Photos Jefferson would be proud of everyone who voted today He d also enjoy our Jefferson Dining Room The dining set on display in this room was constructed 13 likes 0 comments 3 days ago Timeline Photos Celebrate Earth Day and this spring weekend with a stroll through the gardens at Historic Strawberry Mansion 10 likes 1 comments 1 week ago See the Mansions of Fairmount Park in bloom Rooms in Bloom starts tomorrow Drop by to see Strawberry Mansion decked out in spring s finest It will be a beautiful weekend Park Charms 1 likes 0 comments 2 weeks ago Timeline Photos Our ballroom is the perfect place for an

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  • About Us | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    day and has become one of the most celebrated historic houses in Philadelphia Interpreted in both the Federal and Empire periods in which the house was built and expanded the mansion houses antiques fine art and collectibles from the 18th and 19th century including a noted collection of dolls from the High Street Exhibit of the Sesquicentennial of 1926 In 1930 in an effort to celebrate the magnificence of the extraordinary home the Committee of 1926 a group of public spirited women restored Historic Strawberry Mansion and opened it to public as an historic house museum the following year Since its opening Historic Strawberry Mansion has welcomed over 250 000 visitors through individual visits park house tours lectures events and community artist exhibitions HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Closed on major holidays Free parking Recent Facebook Posts Timeline Photos Jefferson would be proud of everyone who voted today He d also enjoy our Jefferson Dining Room The dining set on display in this room was constructed 13 likes 0 comments 3 days ago Timeline Photos Celebrate Earth Day and this spring weekend with a stroll through the gardens at Historic Strawberry Mansion 10 likes 1 comments 1 week ago See the Mansions of Fairmount Park in bloom Rooms in Bloom starts tomorrow Drop by to see Strawberry Mansion decked out in spring s finest It will be a beautiful weekend Park Charms 1 likes 0 comments 2 weeks ago Timeline Photos Our ballroom is the perfect place for an Easter celebration Just look these colors Happy Easter 3 likes 0 comments

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  • History | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    and has become one of the most celebrated historic houses in Philadelphia Interpreted in both the Federal and Empire periods in which the house was built and expanded the mansion houses antiques fine art and collectibles from the 18th and 19th century including a noted collection of dolls from the High Street Exhibit of the Sesquicentennial of 1926 In 1930 in an effort to celebrate the magnificence of the extraordinary home the Committee of 1926 a group of public spirited women restored Historic Strawberry Mansion and opened it to public as an historic house museum the following year Since its opening Historic Strawberry Mansion has welcomed over 250 000 visitors through individual visits park house tours lectures events and community artist exhibitions HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Closed on major holidays Free parking Recent Facebook Posts Timeline Photos Jefferson would be proud of everyone who voted today He d also enjoy our Jefferson Dining Room The dining set on display in this room was constructed 13 likes 0 comments 3 days ago Timeline Photos Celebrate Earth Day and this spring weekend with a stroll through the gardens at Historic Strawberry Mansion 10 likes 1 comments 1 week ago See the Mansions of Fairmount Park in bloom Rooms in Bloom starts tomorrow Drop by to see Strawberry Mansion decked out in spring s finest It will be a beautiful weekend Park Charms 1 likes 0 comments 2 weeks ago Timeline Photos Our ballroom is the perfect place for an Easter celebration Just look these colors Happy Easter 3 likes 0 comments 1

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  • Timeline | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    Crock who in turn leases the house and its grounds 1846 1867 Strawberry Mansion acquired its name Strawberries and cream were served to the public by the occupants who were farmers 1867 Mr George Crock sells the property to the City of Philadelphia 1871 Mr George Crock s deal closes for 102 375 00 and the house is given to the Fairmount Park Commission 1871 1926 The house went through various phases of occupation with a public emphasis For a period it was popular restaurant and picnic spot 1927 1931 The house was chosen as the administrative project of a group of public spirited women called The Committee of 1926 and the house underwent restoration March 1 1931 Historic Strawberry Mansion officially opened to the public May 2009 Historic Strawberry Mansion closes for restorations April 2013 The Banquet Room mural project is begun May 2013 Historic Strawberry Mansion reopens to the public for tours October 2013 Grand Re Opening celebration and Historical Marker dedication ceremony HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Closed on major holidays Free parking Recent Facebook Posts Timeline Photos Jefferson would be proud of everyone who voted today He d also enjoy our Jefferson Dining Room The dining set on display in this room was constructed 13 likes 0 comments 3 days ago Timeline Photos Celebrate Earth Day and this spring weekend with a stroll through the gardens at Historic Strawberry Mansion 10 likes 1 comments 1 week ago See the Mansions of Fairmount Park in bloom Rooms in Bloom starts tomorrow Drop by to see Strawberry Mansion decked

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  • Judge William Lewis | Historic Strawberry Mansion Official Website - Philadelphia
    United States Lewis also served in various public service positions In 1787 he was elected to the Pennsylvania legislature George Washington appointed Lewis to two Federal Judicial positions In 1789 he served as First Attorney of the United States District Court It was during his tenure as a lawyer that he was hailed as a champion of the underdog whereby he defended many Quaker pacifists accused of treason during the American Revolution In 1791 he served a one year tenure as Judge of the United States District Court 1791 would also mark the year that Judge Lewis was admitted to the Supreme Court Bar Judge Lewis kept another residence where he also maintained his law office in a house known as Fort Wilson located in Center City at the Southwest corner of 3rd and Walnut streets Upon his passing the city mourned the loss of one their greatest sons In an excerpt taken from his obituary in Poulson s American Daily Advertiser from Thursday August 19 1819 the author describe Judge Lewis thusly A statesman of the Revolution jealous of liberty himself he wished its enjoyment to all and while many around him were trafficking in their fellowmen Lewis was engaged in breaking their shackles asunder long may the citizens of Pennsylvania hold his memory in reverence as an enlightened statesman a profound Lawyer and a useful Citizen and to few is the state indebted more than to William Lewis for her freedom from that diabolical crime of holding part of her Citizens in Slavery to the rest The memory of this just man shall be blessed HOURS January Mid April Tuesday Saturday Tours on the hour 10 a m to 4 p m Last tour departs at 3 p m Sundays by appointment only Mid April December Tuesday Sunday

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