Fodor's Expert Review Sweetbriar

Fairmount Park House/Mansion/Villa

Editor's Note: This property is currently undergoing renovations.

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.

House/Mansion/Villa

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104, USA

215-684–7926

www.parkcharms.com/sweetbriar

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $5

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