Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

Lemon Hill Mansion


Located in East Fairmount Park escape into the idyllic “villa life” enjoyed by Philadelphia’s early nineteenth century gentry. Lemon Hill mansion was built in 1800 as a summer retreat by Henry Pratt, a prosperous Philadelphia merchant. Surrounded by extensive gardens, the mansion was one of more than a dozen similar summer homes in the Philadelphia area.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 2.57 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.54 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 2.08 miles

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