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Powel House Philadelphia

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Address : 189 N Marshall St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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For over eighty-seven years, The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (PhilaLandmarks) has played a significant role in the historic preservation movement in Philadelphia by restoring, furnishing and presenting to the public its distinguished house museums.

The founding of PhilaLandmarks is an interesting story. In 1930, the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects undertook a Survey of "Old Philadelphia" to document details of all the important historic buildings. Within the first few months of the survey process architect H.L. Duhring alerted Frances Anne Wister of the fact that the historic Powel House might be headed for demolition to make way for a taxi cab parking lot. The long-time owner of the Powel House, Wolf Klebansky, was infirm. His nephew, acting as Klebansky's agent, invited people to tour the house prior to its being razed. In December of 1930 they toured the house and found most of the woodwork gone, the plaster cracked and falling, and the rear of the house open to the elements. 


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1 month ago
My wife and I had our wedding ceremony at the Powel House and it was nothing short of magical. Guests loved the cozy, intimate setting and the garden worked perfectly for our ceremony. Meagan was helpful, friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. We would definitely recommend this venue to our friends. Meagan was flexible in making our vision come true and we are so happy with the result!
1 month ago
This is a wonderful place to get a sense of early American history.
1 month ago
Historic, beautifully preserved mansion in Society Hill built in 1765. It was home to Elizabeth and Mayor Samuel Powel, who hobnobbed with our nation's founders. I visited for a fundraising event, and the garden area was decorated with white lights for the occasion. It would be perfect for an intimate wedding or party. Most of the rooms are open and restored, plus a konwledgeable guide was provided to offer tours.
1 month ago
Beautiful, historic home. We went for a dinner on the lawn.
2 months ago
Very big, significant, and informative home. Thank you for such a lovely tour of the Powel house.
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Contact Information

 contact website https://www.philalandmarks.org

 contact phoneNumber 215-880-4150


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Powel House Philadelphia is a cozy Italian family friendly restaurant.


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  •  1 availability Thursday: 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  •  2 availability Saturday: 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  •  3 availability Sunday: 12:00 AM - 03:00 PM


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