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.  On a hot July day, four religious leaders and three staff and volunteers...

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...

Springtime at Historic Fair Hill

In spring, we pruned the orchards, planted six fruit trees and 21 more street trees. Children at Julia deBurgos and Potter Thomas Schools worked in their school gardens, turning...

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.

School Partnerships for Literacy

Hartranft School Library Opens The second HFH partnership school library has opened in Fairhill at the John Hartranft School. John Hartranft School in Fairhill prepared for several years and...

Winter bonfire in the garden

Roast marshmallows and work in the winter garden with us! Dress warmly and bring a friend.  Meet at the picnic table!

MLK Day of Service at the burial ground

Join us on the MLK Day of Service at the Fair Hill Burial Ground to tidy the grounds, reset headstones, tend the the trees, and reflect on the teachings...

Christmas Star Lighting

Join us for our annual Christmas Star Lighting. We’ll have a bonfire, treats, and sing carols. The HFH Star will be placed high above Germantown Ave and powered up...

Christmas Stars Display

For the month of December, drive under the two big Christmas stars hanging in the trees along Germantown Ave!

Autumn Tree Planting

November Tree Planting

Come help plant 27 bare root trees along the streets of our neighborhood.   Meet at the burial ground at 9am.  Dress appropriately for weather and hard work.

Orchard Harvest & Garden Workday

Garden Workday: Every Second Saturday this season, join us in the gardens! We’ll be tending to the beds, planting new flowers and veggies, weeding, mulching, and more. No experience...

Last Youth Farm Stand of 2018

This is your last chance to meet us at the Youth Farm Stand! Our youth group meets during the summer months to provide fresh vegetables to the neighborhood at...

Garden Workday

Garden Workday Join us in the gardens! We will build a retaining wall and spreading wood chips. This event is family friendly, so bring your kids!  

Become a Reading Buddy!

Help foster the love of reading and learning in our kids! We are in need of reading buddies! Every week, 35 mostly retired volunteers come to Julia deBurgos School...

Second Saturdays Garden Workday/History Tours

Garden Workday Every Second Saturday this season, join us in the gardens! We’ll be tending to the beds, planting new flowers and veggies, weeding, mulching, and more. No experience...

Voter Registration Month

All month long, we are registering voters around the neighborhood. Voter registration in Pennsylvania ends October 9th! Fairhill Neighbors are doing voter registration and education with Spanish materials commissioned...