Cliveden: Play Croquet!
Looking for a new outdoor activity? Try playing croquet! Come and play croquet on the Cliveden grounds. It is free, tutorials (from
Looking for a new outdoor activity? Try playing croquet! Come and play croquet on the Cliveden grounds. It is free, tutorials (from 5 PM to 5:30 PM) and equipment will be available. Masks and social distancing are required.
Croquet is sponsored by Cliveden, Historic Germantown, and Historic Rittenhouse Town.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cliveden of the National Trust
6401 Germantown Avenue
A site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a proud member of Historic Germantown, Cliveden opened to the public in 1972. Built in 1763-1767, Cliveden was home to seven generations of the Chew family and the men and women who worked for them, was the site of the Battle of Germantown in October 1777, and is an important example of Philadelphia Georgian architecture. Cliveden focuses on telling the multiple narratives of the property by interpreting the buildings and grounds; giving a voice to the men and women—black, white, free, enslaved, and indentured—who played a role in the Cliveden story.