Stenton: HER-itage: Women’s History Tour

18apr1:00 pmStenton: HER-itage: Women’s History Tour

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Celebrate International Day of Monuments and Sites at Stenton, a National Historic Landmark, with a special tour. Featuring collections objects, made, used, and owned, inherited, and stewarded by women from the 18th to the 20th centuries, this Curator’s tour builds on the longstanding theme of “Deborah, Dinah, and the Dames” to focus on women’s lives at Stenton.
The tour is free, but space is limited!
Visit to learn more about the 67 National Historic Landmarks in Philadelphia, and other ways to celebrate International Day of Monuments and Sites.



(Tuesday) 1:00 pm



4601 N 18th St



Stenton is one of the earliest, best-preserved, and most authentic historic houses in Philadelphia. Completed in 1730 as a country-seat, plantation house for James Logan - Secretary to William Penn; merchant, politician, justice, scientist, and scholar – Stenton was home to six generations of the Logan family, as well as a diverse community of servants and enslaved Africans, including Dinah, who lived and worked at Stenton for over 60 years. Furnished with 18th- and 19th-century Logan family objects, and remaining in little-altered condition, a visit to Stenton offers an unparalleled experience of early 4601 N. 18th St. Philadelphia, PA 19140

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