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Lemon Hill

Poplar Dr., E. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-232-4337
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bare but interesting and honest

the house is now empty due to a loss of sponsorship but the tour guide was super honest and told... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
amyintax
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Toledo, Ohio
Sour Lemons

House with beautiful views and layout. Striped of furniture for ,I hope renovation. Exterior... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
joe c
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Glenwood, New Jersey
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28 Jun 2016
“bare but interesting and honest”
10 Apr 2016
“Sour Lemons”
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Poplar Dr., E. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
Fairmount Park
CONTACT
+1 215-232-4337
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

the house is now empty due to a loss of sponsorship but the tour guide was super honest and told some very interesting stories about the house, grounds, history, and the few furnishings that were left. a caretaker lives in part of the house that...More

1  Thank amyintax
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

House with beautiful views and layout. Striped of furniture for ,I hope renovation. Exterior needs lots of help. Grounds are a shame. Grass is cut, what little there is. Docents were excellent, but not much to show. Hope to go back when in better condition....More

1  Thank joe c
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

Lemon Hill was the first property purchased by the City to keep the City water supply clean. It is located on a hill overlooking the City and was built about 1800 as a summer home by a Philly prosperous merchant. Furnishings are typical of the...More

2  Thank Dianne W
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

Lemon Hill mansion, the southernmost of the jewels of Fairmount Park was built in 1800, and meant to be seen from the Schuylkill River. Our docents were sweet and knowledgeable and the rooms were beautifully decorated for the holidays. A light snack was included as...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Its not very often that you meet a Education Director / Docent like Ms. Joyce Jones and I am very honored that we did on Sun June 08, 2014 when we visited Lemon Hill. Joyce is a fountain of knowledge re: Lemon Hill and the...More

2  Thank eminker
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

For two long weekends in 2013 - December 5- 8 and December 12 - 15, there are 6 historic mansions which are located in Fairmount Park decorated for Christmas and open for tours. Lemon Hill was one of the best of the six, but they...More

3  Thank luvroma2
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