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Pottsgrove Manor

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Local favorite!

This is such a beautiful piece of history in Pottstown. Right up on the hill on King Street, easy... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Excellent presentation of history - minimal cost (funded by your county tax dollars)

We went to one of their occasional events there, and was very impressed. The two main presenters... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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The Georgian home of John Potts, founder of Pottstown, was built in 1752.
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100 W King St, Pottstown, PA 19464-6318
+1 610-326-4014
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I didn't expect a lot from Pottsgrove Manor and, boy, was I surprised! The house is a lovely 18th century stone house that has been added to over the years. We sat in a small lecture room first while our very excellent guide gave us...More

6  Thank DEngelJ
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning. It was all closed up but there was one employee who told us to wait outside the house until tour time. It was clear we were disturbing him. We walked around the outside which isn't very impressive and left.

3  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is such a beautiful piece of history in Pottstown. Right up on the hill on King Street, easy to find nice parking area, and it just takes you back in time! You can come and see how things were, with no luxuries like we...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went to one of their occasional events there, and was very impressed. The two main presenters were county employees that work there full time, and they were knowledgeable, friendly, and enthusiastic. Highly recommend.

Thank SBinPA
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I have visited Pottsgrove Manor on a number of occasions, and I have truly enjoyed the experiences! The guides are so knowledgeable about the family history as well as what everday life was like in the 18th century, both for the wealthy colonist like John...More

Thank Kathryn Q
Reviewed 29 May 2018

WOW! This is a well run museum that brings history to life through displays without ropes. You can walk into each room and observe the items. They have mannequins dressed in the period throughout the house. It really gives you a flavor of what it...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for the candlelight tour just before Christmas. Parked across the street and down a little and took the limo shuttle bus. Arrived a little before dusk and got to see the house in daylight and candlelight. All the staff were very nice and...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Pottstown, PA, on our 3 day getaway to Valley Forge in mid-July 2017. In route to our hotel we passed Pottsgrove Manor. It looked very interesting, so we did a bit of research on line and visited it on our last day...More

1  Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful historic house museum built by John and Ruth Potts in 1752. He was an iron master and did very well in the mid 1700's. He had to as they had 13 children. A beautiful place to take out of town guests! A real...More

Thank sher
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Enjoyed the master gardener, also the chief in the kitchen. He loved explaining the herbs and the way they used to cook to my granddaughter.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We go for the May Fair every year. A lot of activities for the kids to do. We always enjoy the different vendors and demonstrations of old timey days. You can walk through the house and see objects they preserved. Check their calendar for everything...More

Thank HopeIsRising
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What a wonderful stop, lots of great history in this old historic home. Worth a stop if you're in the area.

Thank Bernardo F
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