Category: Events

Fall at Historic Fairhill

The gardens are mostly finished and school children are visiting for nature and history field trips.   Join us for Tree Tenders tree planting on Saturday, Nov 18.  With our...

Boathouse Party 2016, in Review

The annual Boathouse Party for HFH is one of our favorite events. It gives us a chance to gather with friends in celebration of the things that we have...

Jupiter and four of its moons

From Fairhill to the Moons of Jupiter

This last Saturday, we welcomed a crowd of forty at dusk to look at the stars and planets on Astronomy Night. The event was one of over a dozen throughout...

Lighting the Holiday Star

Every year at Historic Fair Hill, we gather to celebrate the holidays. Together we bake gingerbread cookies, light a star on our grounds, toast marshmallows, and sing carols. This year...

Volunteers plant trees in Fairhill

Eight new trees grow in Fairhill

Over the last few years, we’ve been working together with volunteers and the Philadelphia Horticultural Society (PHS) to bring new life to our streets through trees. Our work tree...

Two actors at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival

The Battle of Germantown comes alive

On October 4, 1777, George Washington lead American soldiers against the British in the Battle of Germantown. The British had recently taken Philadelphia. Washington had learned that the British...