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Deshler-Morris House

5442 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144-2224
+1 215-596-1748
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George Washington history in Germantown

This is probably the most obscure (and certainly the most remote) part of Independence National... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Zach F

As part of our NPTC Convention week in Philadelphia, we visited the Deshler-Morris (Germantown... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Stew S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 Jul 2017
“George Washington history in Germantown”
22 Aug 2016
5442 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144-2224
+1 215-596-1748
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is probably the most obscure (and certainly the most remote) part of Independence National Historical Park. It also has limited opening hours, but it is worth working it into your touring schedule. Washington resided here twice during his presidency and it's been nicely restored...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As part of our NPTC Convention week in Philadelphia, we visited the Deshler-Morris (Germantown White House). It was one of my highlight visits -- tour Volunteer Harold Klein was extremely knowledgeable re: the luminaries of the period and how they fit with George Washington times...More

1  Thank Stew S
Reviewed 18 August 2015

THis was rented by G Washington from some guy who swindled him on the price of the rental. Multi rooms including where he met with the new nations cabinet. The kitchen where the best cook in the colonies, Hercules- a slave worked. His painting is...More

Thank Enriquez
Reviewed 3 January 2013

First, the Deshler-Morris house is listed in some guides as the Germantown Whitehouse, which can cause some confusion, just FYI. It's also really out of the way in comparison to other park sites and it's not in the greatest part of town. There were a...More

2  Thank JRRTraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2012

The philadelphia metropolitan area is full of historic houses that just love to tell about how president x or y stayed here for 1 night, and how MONUMENTAL decisions were made during that stay. Well, this is one of those. Washington stayed here a few...More

2  Thank edg126
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