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Powel House
Philadelphia Top 5 in Famous Former Residences

3.9/5
12 Reviews
Famous Residences
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 244 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3811
Phone: +1 215-925-2251

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An old building in red. There are also many luxurious things in this former residence. It is an old house for foreigners. There is a small door to enter the interior. The location of this building is also on the side of the street.

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  • Hank956
    Hank956
    Brownsville, Texas
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    Step back in time.

    Small but exceptional home. Lots of events happened here. precolonial and colonial. The fore-fathers gathered and celebrated here. The house also served several functions throughout hist...

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  • JerseyShoreGma
    JerseyShoreGma
    Asbury Park, New Jersey
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    George Washington partied here!

    This house has lots of history. The Powels were real political players in their time, and good friends with George & Martha. Much of the interesting history was how the house was saved from demolition...

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  • scott r
    scott r
    Silver Spring, Maryland
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    Less than you hope

    I appreciate the house was saved - it almost wasn't. that said, there is not that much to see; basically 4 rooms and the center hall. The guide did a nice job but was a little flummoxed by questions...

    Reviewed on /Date(1531059260000+0800)/
  • DeePartyofSix
    DeePartyofSix
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    Powell House - exceptional tour

    If you're in the Society Hill area (near the Physick House), be sure to book a tour of the mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion, Powel House. We were guided through the estate by Meghan, who has an amazi...

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  • RalphK328
    RalphK328
    Whippany, New Jersey, USA
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    Very good house tour

    We received a great tour from Meagan, one of the directors at the house. She clearly knew about the house and the history of the residents, and how they interacted with our nation's history. You will ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1528719608000+0800)/

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