Experience 18th and 19th century history through the events and lives of people associated with Belmont Mansion in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA. Our house museum is dedicated to colonial history and the 19th century network of people and places known as the "underground railroad."
Built in the early eighteenth century, the Mansion is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in the United States. The Belmont Mansion property became part of Fairmount Park in 1869, and is now an underground railroad museum open to the public for tours.
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Belmont Stakes Viewing Event
At Historic Belmont Mansion | Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 3pm | Tickets $35/person
Come to our exciting Belmont Stakes Viewing Event! Enjoy exciting refreshments, winners circle raffle, live music, "The Belmont Stakes" signature beverage, sophisticated hat contest, and door prizes! Come fashionably dressed! Proceeds from this fundraiser support the Belmont Mansion and Underground Railroad Museum. At The Historic Belmont Mansion in Fairmount Park: 2000 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131. More information: 215-878-8844 or email@example.com. Download flyer.
Summer Docent Camp at the Historic Belmont Mansion
West Fairmount Park | Three two-week sessions available | Mondays – Thursdays | Session I: June 30–August 7; Session II: July 14–24; Session III: July 28–August 7
Your child will learn to be a docent in historic places; will learn about the Belmont Mansion & Underground Railroad Museum history; will learn to research National Archives for their own family heritage; will learn the art of quiltmaking; will learn about urban archeology through Philadelphia field trips; will learn gardening by cultivating our Let's Move Obama garden. At The Historic Belmont Mansion in Fairmount Park: 2000 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131. More information: 215-878-8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Download flyer. Download application.
West Park Arts Fest
4021 Parkside Avenue in Fairmount Park | Saturday, June 14, 2014 | 11am-5pm | Rain or Shine | A Free Public Event
Appearing will be Donn T, Selina Carrera, Roger Lee Dance, Kyo Daiko. www.westparkcultural.org/westparkartsfest Or for more information call (215) 473-7810. Download flyer.
Belmont Mansion Addition
Two year project is finally complete at Belmont Mansion with the building of the state-of-the-art Cornelia Wells Conference Center in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.
Reenactors Available for Your Event The Belmont Mansion reenactors are now available to appear at your event. Contact Belmont Mansion to find out more >
Histories Learn about Cornelia Wells, and her life as a freed slave at Belmont Mansion.
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