Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden

October 27, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Tour returning as part of Mt. Airy Learning Tree’s fall catalog!

Built in 1767 as a summer home to the Chew family, Cliveden was the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown in 1777 and explores the lives of the Chew family and their workers, both the enslaved and servants, from the 1760s until the 1970s. The tour will explore Cliveden’s current exhibition, Preserving & Adapting their World: The Women of Cliveden with Education Director Carolyn Wallace. Learn about how the exhibit was developed and have the opportunity to see objects from Cliveden’s textile collections not currently on view.

The tour begins in Cliveden’s Carriage House Visitor Center, located near the corner of Cliveden and Morton Streets. The tour fee is $25; to register, visit Masks are required in all indoor spaces.