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May 13, 2014

The Society Hill Open House And Garden Tour Puts The Spotlight On 10 Homes Throughout The Neighborhood, Sunday, May 18

Explore the homes of the historic Society Hill neighborhood as residents open their doors and gardens for the 36th annual open house and garden tour, a spring walking tour throughout the charming district. This Sunday, May 18, take in the architecture and decor at 10 private homes, ranging from modern remodels to original 18th-century designs. […]

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June 3, 2013

Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 8

Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, is located right in the midst of Old City. While it sees its fair share of foot traffic each day, guests of the historic street hardly ever have the opportunity to discover the homes of the 60 residents. On just a few select days of the year, the […]

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May 7, 2013

Explore Often-Unseen Landmarks And Hear Behind-The-Scenes History During A Philadelphia Open House Tour, May 13-19

Discover a wide array of Philadelphia landmarks — both lesser-known and familiar — during Philadelphia Open House Tours, May 13-19. Returning for the 2013 spring season, The Philadelphia Open House Tours are a special event hosted by the Philadelphia Hospitality, Inc., an organization which offers insider-access specialty tours all year long. This round of tours […]

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November 28, 2012

Fairmount Park’s Holiday Historic House Tours Return December 1-9

Fairmount Park’s historic mansions will be dressed up again this year for the holiday season. From December 1-9, prepare to be impressed by the yuletide decorations and spirit of the “Charms of Farimount Park” holiday tours. Five of the Fairmount mansions — Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Ormiston and Woodford — will be seasonally […]

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November 26, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual “Deck The Alley” Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual “Deck the Alley” open house this Saturday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved architectural details […]

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June 5, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley’s Annual Fete Day Open House Returns Saturday, June 9

Described as our nation’s oldest residential street, Elfreth’s Alley, home to more than 3,000 people and 32 houses since 1702, hosts its annual Fete Day Open House in Old City this Saturday June 9, noon-5 p.m. In a summer tradition that dates back to the 1930s, residents open their doors to the public for a […]

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May 12, 2010

This Town Was Made for Walking: Society Hill’s Annual Open House and Garden Tour

Get your walking shoes on: Society Hill’s 32nd Annual Open House and Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, May 23, 2010, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are now on sale for this self-guided tour of 10+ private homes and gardens in one of our nation’s most historic neighborhoods, once frequented by such notable […]

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