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Farmstead Fair Fun

This is a restored historic house that has a worthwhile annual event for people of all ages. For... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
K S
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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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Great Old Historical House

Poked around there. Love the architecture and sense of history,Grounds are excellent too, but... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
TommyBoy94
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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500 Harriton Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-1798
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is a restored historic house that has a worthwhile annual event for people of all ages. For the children, there were creative activities. For everyone, there were animals: alpacas, goats, horses and birds of prey. Other exhibits included blacksmithing, basket weaving, yarn spinning and...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Poked around there. Love the architecture and sense of history,Grounds are excellent too, but dog-walking there is not loved. So glad to have so many fine places in the Bryn Mawr area.

Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Harriton House is a remarkably well-preserved Colonial-period estate, with splendid architecture and replete with historical associations. Well-preserved and sited in an ideal location on Pennsylvania's Main Line, you can walk through the atmosphere of a our earliest era, among period furnishings and authentic décor. Open...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you've seen the musical "1776", you know the character "Mr. Thompson", Secretary to the Continental Congress during the turbulent days of the Revolution. Or if you watch Chef Walter Staib, on "A Taste of History", you will see him cooking over the open hearth...More

1  Thank Brandywine1777
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I visited this site with a group bus tour in early April. They were not really set up to handle a 50 person group, even though we were all well-behaved adults. The parking is inadequate for a bus. The rest room in the visitors center...More

1  Thank subianchi
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Came for a group tour to Harriton House! Wow! This historic site is a hidden gem!!!!!! The grounds are beautiful. The tour itself was outstanding. Bruce, our guide is so informative and captivating. We all learned so much. We are looking forward to returning again...More

Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I often visit Harriton because of its beauty, history and exceptional educational programs. It is a must see if visiting the western Philadelphia suburbs.

Thank FSW211
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Harriton House - in Bryn Mawr. One of the OLDEST structures in town. When you are there - you faal like being in the 18th century..

Thank AlexanderK4420
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I recently walked the grounds of Harriton House, near Bryn Mawr College which was a reach back into early Pennsylvania’s rich agricultural heritage. William Penn granted 700 acres of wilderness to early Welsh Quaker settlers, which explains the abundance of Welsh names in the area....More

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Well, this was owned by a slaveowner who farmed the land for tobacco. So there is a bit of cloud over the place. Nevertheless, the (somewhat small) main house is beautifully kept up, although only a few acres have been preserved. The absolute best trick,...More

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