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Philadelphia Sights

Sweetbriar

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Lansdowne Dr. off N. Concourse Dr., W. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, United States

Phone:

215-222–1333

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • July–mid-Dec., Wed.–Sun. 10–4

Updated 05/19/2011

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