Grumblethorpe

Haunted Philadelphia - Copy

Grumblethorpe

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States

Created By: PocketSights

Point of Interest Details

Grumblethorpe Tenant House, also known as the Tenant House of Wister's Big House, is a historic home located in the Wisterneighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1744, and expanded in the early 19th-century. It is a 2 1/2-story, stone dwelling, 31 feet square. The original house was one-story, 19 feet wide by 28 feet deep. It was originally built as a dependency to John Wister's summer home, Grumblethorpe.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1] It is a contributing property of the Colonial Germantown Historic District, which has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

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