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Glen Foerd on the Delaware
Glen Foerd on the Delaware, established in 1850, is the last remaining riverfront estate open to the public in the city of Philadelphia. Its 18-acre grounds are free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk. Tours of the estate's Gilded Age
historic, mansion which features an art gallery & German rathskellar, are available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM April through December. The estate is available for event rentals. Glen Foerd on the Delaware is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is located on the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River. The estate was saved from demolition by a coalition of dedicated neighbors in the immediate community. They formed the non-profit Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation to manage and operate the estate, which is leased from Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. Over the last three decades, Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation has raised funds and organized projects and programs to stabilize the site and increase public access. The estate grounds are free to the public and open everyday from dawn to dusk.
Lehigh University Art Galleries
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Martin Guitar Factory and Museum
National Museum of Industrial History
Steelworkers' Archives, Inc.