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Johnson House, Philadelphia

Johnson House - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Johnson House
6306 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144Map
+1 215 438 1768
Neighborhood: Germantown
Overview

The Johnson House, built in 1768, served as a stop for fugitive slaves who were making their way North on the underground railroad during the 19th Century. It is the only known structure of this type in Philadelphia that is currently open to the pubic. The Johnson House is presently owned and operated by the Germantown Historic Trust and offers interpretative programs in American history as well as supporting resources to the public.

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Johnson House General Information
  • Open Hours: Thursday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
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