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Sweetbriar Review

This three-story Federal mansion dating from 1797 was the first year-round residence in what is now Fairmount Park. It was built by Samuel and Jean Breck to escape the yellow fever epidemic that ravaged the city.

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  • Address: Lansdowne Dr. off N. Concourse Dr., W. Fairmount Park, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 | Map It
  • Phone: 215/222–1333
  • Cost: $5
  • Hours: July–mid-Dec., Wed.–Sun. 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Fairmount Park
Updated: 05-19-2011

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