July 2, 2012
Philadelphia knows how to celebrate our nation’s birthday with a bang.
As one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods, Germantown offers visitors an opportunity to celebrate at five historic sites and houses, including Stenton, Hood Cemetery, Cliveden of the National Trust, Concord School & Upper Burying Ground and Johnson House Historic Site.
Join them for a day of family-friendly programming, including guided tours, historical re-enactments, a bell-ringing ceremony and arts and crafts.
Check out the full schedule:
• Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration at Stenton, 4901 Germantown Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Tours at Hood Cemetery, 4901 Germantown Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Exhibition and Tours at Cliveden of the National Trust, 6401 Germantown Ave., 12-4 p.m.
• Bell Ringing Ceremony at the Concord School & Upper Burying Ground, 6309 Germantown Ave., 2 p.m.
• Historical Re-Enactment at the Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Ave., 2:30 p.m.
Fourth of July Festival in Historic Germantown
When: Wednesday, July 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: various locations in Germantown
More info: www.freedomsbackyard.com