Welcome to Lower Germantown, a region packed dense with the history and stories of Philadelphia and America.
The area described here runs from below Chelten Avenue south to Wayne Junction. Most of the historic sites are crowded along Germantown Avenue, like nails on a magnet. Many (though not all) of the sites are significant during the 18th century and specifically around the time of the Battle of Germantown.
Here visitors can see the house where George Washington stayed during the epidemic, the place where the first German Bible in America was printed, the studio of artist Gilbert Stuart, the site where the first protest against slavery was drafted, and the home of famous Philadelphian James Logan, to name a few. Entering Lower Germantown, visitors first enter the historic center of the town, Market Square...
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