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Colonial Germantown Historic District

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County of Philadelphia.
Germantown Avenue, between Windrum Avenue and Upsal Street
National Register Number: 66000678
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Town.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 23, 1965):
Founded in 1683 by Germans fleeing religious persecution who were invited to Pennsylvania by William Penn. The district exemplifies the successful settlement of a non-British group in one of the 13 original British colonies.


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