Commissioned by John Crozer, a prominent industrialist, the Crozer Theological Seminary began as a school. The American Civil War was saw the building taking on the role of a war hospital and later, in 1868, the Crozer family established the Crozer Theological Seminary in its place. Between 1868 to 1970 it served as the Alma mater to some of the most important individuals in America, like Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After the seminary moved to Rochester, New York, the building was directed to accommodate medical offices and is now affiliated with Crozer-Chester Medical Center.
100 Golf Club Drive Phoenixville, PA 19460 +1 610 933 4700
The RiverCrest Golf Club offers a golf course that is truly a delight for all golfers. With a scenic setting complete with lush green lawns, waterfalls and miniature ponds, this gold club combines tranquility and entertainment. The six golfing tees ranging from 4496 yards to 6768 yards are ideal for one and all, from novices to expert golfers. Classy and spacious clubhouse spread across 49,000 square foot is perfect to host private and corporate events. For more details, check website or call ahead.
1 Hoffman's Mill Road Brandywine River Museum Chadds Ford, PA 19317 +1 610 388 2700
Established in the year 1974 and designed by F. M. Mooberry, these gardens are located at the Brandywine River Museum. The demonstration gardens have wildflowers, trees and shrubs in landscaped areas. They are set in sets reflecting their natural habitat including meadows, woodland, wetland, and so on. The plants are chosen such that their successive blooms happen from early spring up till the winter. It is mostly maintained by volunteers and provides plants and seeds for research and studies, as well as to the public.
1635 River Road New Hope, PA 18938 +1 215 862 2924
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a nature reserve, botanical garden and a museum located in New Hope, Pennsylvania. It is operated by the Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Association Inc, a non-profit organization, and is open for public visits daily for a fee. It consists of more 1000 plant species native to Pennsylvania, which are grown in a natural setting of woodlands, meadows, pond and creek. It has long walking trails, bird watching, taxidermic birds, nests, eggs, exhibits, photographs, and more.
This historic inn, located in Springfield town, falls on the way from Philadelphia to Bethlehem. Having been built in the mid 18th Century, it originally served the purpose of a stop for farmers carrying grains to flour mills. Renovated quite a few times, it got listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2005. It hosts several fundraising events to restore the inn including tours and auctions. Check their website for information on event dates and more.
Peddler's Village in the Bucks County is a pretty country-side hub for shopping, dining and fun. The place is filled with events related to local produce of straw-berries or traditional harvest festivals. It has a row of endless colorful shops offering varied commodities and services. From withdrawing cash from the local banks to splurging them on some exquisite jewelery or artifacts; it's all possible within this village. Many eateries, cafes, bars and other entertainment venues too are available to complete the visit to the Peddler's Village.
3630-3666 Mill Road Evansburg State Park Collegeville, PA 19147
The Kuster Mill is a historic fulling mill built in 1702. Spread over an area of 8 acres (3.2 hectares), it stands tall in the small town of Collegeville . Although no longer in use, the mill building is very well maintained and designated as a historic structure because of its history and rich architecture. The mill also has a few smaller buildings by its side, which are part of the mill complex.
A quaint 18th-century district, the Kimberton Village Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Its architecture helped in providing walks and trails between homes, playgrounds, businesses and nature parks. The streetscape, comprising of benches, lighting, bike racks and plantations helped in making Kimberton a pedestrian-friendly village. The three original buildings listed in the National Register are the tavern, Chrisman Mill-turned-post office and the French Creek Boarding School.
South Street Between 8th Street to Front Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 413 3713
There's a oldies song that asks "
"Where do all the hippest meet? (South Street, South Street). That's still pretty true, except now instead of hippest, it's hipsters, as well as scenesters, college kids and young hippy-esque families. The non-chain stores, vintage clothing shops and unique art galleries bring in the younger generations in droves, giving them a break from the standard Gap and Abercrombie. Check out the Theater of the Living Arts for a nighttime concert or grab a drink at Paddy Whacks, but make sure to visit in daylight too, for a taste of famous Lorenzo's pizza and some unique shopping!
43rd Street & Baltimore Avenue Clark Park Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 267 235 6123
The Wayfinder Experience runs many low-cost outdoor activities for children in the Philadelphia area, among them a weekly capture-the-flag game in Clark Park. Wayfinder seeks to introduce all children to the joys of theater, allowing them to explore various improvisational techniques in their play. Newcomers can play for free, and veteran capturers join the energetic frenzy.
The Penn's View Inn is the ultimate place for those
seeking a cozy and intimate form of accommodation. The guestrooms are noted for their classic wooden furnishings and impeccable décor, some with a view of the Delaware River. The ...
New Hall Military Museum has two floors of exhibits commemorating
the Army, Navy and Marines in early American history. A permanent display called "Marines in the Revolution" documents the role of leathernecks from the years 1775 1781. Also in ...
This meeting house of the Quakers has been in existence
since 1693. Built on the land Philadelphia founder William Penn gave to the devout Christian denomination, today it educates visitors about the history and beliefs of the Quakers. Guides ...