POSTPONED – Summer Festival and history tours

POSTPONED UNTIL STAY AT HOME ORDER IS LIFTED. Mark your calendar for 16th annual Summer Festival with pony rides, snake man, music, dancing, farm stand, cookout for Friends of...

Garden Opening Day

Join us for the first day in the gardens! Dress appropriately for the weather, bring gloves if you have them – we’ll see you there!

Women’s History Essay Contest Event

Women’s History Essay contest event.  Hear wining essays from Fairhill schoolchildren and see performance of new play about Lucretia and James Mott, Frederick Douglas by the Beacon Theater productions....

Black History Month Tour

Black history month tour of Underground Railroad Mural and Female Anti Slavery Mural.  Also visit the graves of great abolitionists Robert and Harriet Purvis,  Lucretia and James Mott.

School Libraries, An Update

The school libraries at Julia deBurgos and John Hartranft Schools in Fairhill are busy and happy, filled with beautiful books where children can choose those that interest them. At...

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service is a way to celebrate the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King. We’ll be cleaning up the burial ground, roasting marshmallows, reading Dr. King’s sermons...

**CANCELLED** Christmas Star Lighting

UPDATE SATURDAY 12/14 – STAR LIGHTING IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN   Join us for this FREE family event!   We’ll have a bonfire with marshmallow roast, hot chocolate,...

Annual Appeal 2019

Dear Friends of Historic Fair Hill, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the US. We honor Lucretia and James Mott and Robert and Harriet Purvis, abolitionists...

Volunteers helped us plant eight new trees

Fall Street Tree Planting with PHS

In partnership with Tree Tenders of PA Horticultural Society, HFH organizes shade tree planting in the Fairhill neighborhood. Tenants or homeowners sign up to care for a tree on...

Second Saturdays at HFH

Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour you...

Four young boys pose with their costume bandages

Revolutionary Germantown Field Hospital

In honor of The Battle of Germantown, our partner Historic Germantown stages a yearly reenactment on the battle’s anniversary. The grounds of Cliveden are transformed by over a hundred Revolutionary War re-enaction actors in...

Second Saturdays at HFH

Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour you...

Zone of Peace

Historic Fair Hill has been recognized as a Zone of Peace by the Religious Leaders of Greater Philadelphia.  At the October 12 Harvest Fest, the Religious Leaders of Philadelphia  presented banners...

Summer Festival 2019

Mark your calendar for 15th annual Summer Festival with pony rides, snake man, music, dancing, farm stand, cookout for Friends of Historic Fair Hill!

Second Saturdays at HFH

Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour you...

Second Saturdays at HFH

Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour, help...

25th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate Historic Fair Hill’s 25th Anniversary on Sunday, May 5 at Arch St. Meetinghouse with our speaker Signe Wilkinson an early Fairhill volunteer. Click below to order tickets with Eventbrite...

Garden Opening Day

Help us welcome Spring by working in the Fair Hill garden.