Woodford's front door during the annual Christmas tours. Woodford gets specially decorated for the holidays by local garden clubs, florists, and children from the Clymer Elementary School.
Clymer Elementary School children after decorating Woodford's Christmas tree. These children have a special connection to Woodford. Their school was named after George Clymer, the nephew William Coleman raised. George Clymer signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Saturday, September 13
Boxers' Trail 5k and
Strawberry Mansion DaY
in East Fairmount Park
Registration fees are $20 for runners and $15 for walkers. Participants can register online at
or by calling 215-988-9334.
September 16 - 21 (Tuesday - Sunday)
Special Tours: Architectural Highlights of Woodford Mansion
With its handsome Georgian architecture and rich heritage tied to Colonial Philadelphia and the American Revolution, historic Woodford Mansion is recognized as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural and engineering significance. Completed in 1758 as the country estate of William Coleman, Woodford underwent significant changes and additions over the decades as different owners expanded the Colonial mansion. From September 16th through 21st, take a guided tour to hear the stories behind the families who called Woodford home, with special emphasis on the architectural highlights of the building.
Saturday, September 27
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Woodford will be free of charge to those who present their Museum Day Live ticket.
Go to Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive for more information.
Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12
College and University Weekend
Free admission to all students with a valid college/university ID.
Saturday, October 18, Noon - 2 pm
Woodford Orchard Apple Harvest Festival
Call Woodford for more information about the special tours and events. (215) 229-6115
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Volunteering: If you would like to become a Woodford volunteer please call Woodford (215) 229-6115.
Donations: If you would like to make a donation to the Naomi Wood Trust to assist us with our efforts to operate, educate, and preserve Woodford please write to: Lawrence Berger, Trustee, The Naomi Wood Trust, Woodford, East Fairmount Park, 33rd & Dauphin Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19132.