Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings
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