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The Woodlands

Second Saturday Tour: Mothers Day Grave Garden Tour

Philadelphia, PA
Celebrate Mothers Day with a guided tour of our nationally famous Grave Gardens. The tour will explore the history of The Woodlands, Victorian era cemetery gardening traditions, and the over 100 beautiful Grave Gardens tha... read more
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Past Events

Historical Graffiti with Michael Emmons

Historical Graffiti with Michael Emmons

Philadelphia, PA
While most people think of "graffiti" as a modern phenomenon, the impulse to mark buildings and public spaces is timeless and nearly universal.  This presentation explores the frequent presence of historical graffiti in early American buildings, including The Woodlands, highlighting common types ...
Saturday, April 6 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Volunteer Clean Up Day

Volunteer Clean Up Day

Philadelphia, PA
We'll be spending the morning of Saturday, February 23rd doing winter maintenance around the grounds. A few hours of outdoor tidying make a huge difference in the overall appearance of The Woodlands, and every little bit helps. Tools will be provided, but please consider bringing your own work gl...
Saturday, February 23 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM

Coworking at The Woodlands for Event Pros

Coworking at The Woodlands for Event Pros

Philadelphia, PA
Calling all event professionals! Stuck behind your desk, looking for a change of scenery?Do you feel the walls of your home office closing in on you? Set up shop at The Woodlands’ Winter Coworking in the historic Hamilton Mansion! Our beautiful Drawing Room will be transformed into a cozy “caf...
Thu, Feb 7 2019 10:00 AM Thu, Feb 21 2019 4:00 PM

Member's Halloween Cocktail Party

Member's Halloween Cocktail Party

Philadelphia, PA
Mischief Night Members Cocktail PartyOctober 30, 2018 6-8PM* Special VIP Event 5-6PM (Join or renew at a Patron Level or purchase an entry ticket to the VIP event for $150) Join us for a toast to you, our members! There is no better place to do that than in the Hamilton Mansion in the Cemetery, ...
Tuesday, October 30 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Wedding Open House

Wedding Open House

Philadelphia, PA
Please join us in celebrating the union between the Creature and his Bride at our festive Frankenstein wedding!DATE: Sunday, October 28thTIME: 4-7PMLOCATION: The historic Hamilton Mansion at The WoodlandsMix and mingle with some of Philadelphia’s best wedding vendors, getting ideas for your own n...
Sunday, October 28 2018 4:00 PM 7:00 PM

Special Tour: At Home With The Dead

Special Tour: At Home With The Dead

Philadelphia, PA
During the Victorian Era, The Woodlands was a thriving rural cemetery, and within it, the Hamilton Mansion served a new purpose. Historian Aaron Wunsch will take you through the Hamilton Mansion as it was in the 1800’s – a funeral home. About the speaker: Aaron Wunsch holds a B.A. in History from...
Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

Second Saturday Tour: The Woodlands Urban Arboretum

Second Saturday Tour: The Woodlands Urban Arboretum

Philadelphia, PA
The Woodlands is home to over 700 trees, and William Hamilton first introduced many of them to the United States. Explore this urban arboretum with tree experts Ned Barnard and Catriona Briger, co-authors of “Philadelphia Trees”. About the speakers:Catriona Bull Briger has a Masters in Landscape...
Saturday, September 8 2018 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

The Woodlands, The First of its Kind: Oval Rooms, Porticoes, Painted Furniture, and Gardens in Federal America

The Woodlands, The First of its Kind: Oval Rooms, Porticoes, Painted Furniture, and Gardens in Federal America

Philadelphia, PA
Following the American Revolution, well-to do Americans turned back to England and Europe for architectural inspiration. William Hamilton was among the first to redesign his Georgian mansion and convert it into an American neoclassical palace, replete with oval rooms and a grand portico facing th...
Saturday, July 14 2018 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Movers & Shakers Zine Workshop

Movers & Shakers Zine Workshop

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a workshop to learn about the basics of single sheet book structures often used in artists books and zines with teaching artist J Pascoe from The Soapbox. After covering the ins and outs of 10-12 different books, class participants will come together to make a collaborative zine based...
Sunday, May 20 2018 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Food of the Dead: A Culinary History of Funeral Foods

Food of the Dead: A Culinary History of Funeral Foods

Philadelphia, PA
At the end of an early American funeral, participants were given a cookie: spiced with caraway, and stamped with a special design, they were often kept for years as a memento of the departed. Although mourning traditions have changed over time, and vary from place to place, what they have in comm...
Sunday, April 8 2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
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