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4601 N 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19140-1026
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A Unique Historic Experience

James Logan's historic house sits on about five acres of what was once his five-hundred acre... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
RittSq
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Very interesting history and great tour guides

On the outskirts of Germantown, this historic home was built in 1723 by James Logan, assistant to... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Diane B
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Sep 6, 2017
“A Unique Historic Experience”
Jul 5, 2017
“ Very interesting history and great tour guides”
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4601 N 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19140-1026
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

James Logan's historic house sits on about five acres of what was once his five-hundred acre estate. There is ample on-site parking. It's an easy twenty-minute drive from Center City, through bucolic Fairmount Park's Kelly Drive (named after Princess Grace's Olympic oarsman brother) and via...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

On the outskirts of Germantown, this historic home was built in 1723 by James Logan, assistant to William Penn. The tour guides were so accommodating to our family, as we were from out of town and unknowingly arrived a little past the time of the...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Very interesting tour. The home has been preserved very well, and is definitely worth a visit. We were the only ones visiting, and received a private tour, which began as soon as we arrived. The only potential negatives are minor... There's really no gift shop,...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This historic estate is a hidden gem. Located in an unlikely neighborhood, miles from the more popular downtown, tourist attractions, this was the home of early Philadelphia mayor & PA Governor James Logan. Knowledgeable tour guides interpret the authentic colonial house. Also on the grounds...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Beautiful house from Philadelphia's colonial past. Built by a Quaker merchant in the early 1700s and home to several generations of the family, it is remarkably well-preserved and is furnished with many original pieces that were made for the house. A great way to see...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2014

The country home of Penn's secretary, James Logan, built in the late 1720s. Authentically presented based on a rich collection of furnishings, most original to the family, and on the substantial documentation that survives for this important colonial figure. No ghost stories here, but an...More

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