Preserving & Adapting Their World

Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden

Cliveden’s newest exhibit highlights the lives of women at Cliveden: Black, White, free and enslaved, from the 18th through the 20th centuries. Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden provides a case study of the ways women exercise power and agency even though society constrains them legally, culturally, and politically. To view the…

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Considering Re-enactments: The Battle of Germantown in the Light of 21st–Century Gun Violence

Carriage House Exhibition

Cliveden is known as the site of the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown and the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival held on the grounds every first weekend in October, featuring two battle re-enactments. In response to the increase in gun violence across the country and in the local community, Cliveden looks to evaluate its interpretation…

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Latest Updates

Main House

Cliveden staff continues to actively monitor the situation with COVID-19 as it progresses. Based on current state and local recommendations, Cliveden will be closed for tours until further notice to protect the health and safety of our staff and community. The grounds will remain open from 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. We…

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Terms of Use

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. These Terms of Use apply to the Website of Cliveden in the United States. In 1982, a local organization, Cliveden Inc., was founded to administer the site on behalf of the National Trust in a “co-stewardship” arrangement. The National Trust still owns the property and much of the collections, but Cliveden Inc.…

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