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.

EVENTS

Special Women’s History Month Tours: “The Women of Woodford”

Tuesday, March 11 through Sunday, March 16
Guided tours available every hour from 10 am to 3 pm

Built as a summer retreat along the banks of the Schuylkill River, Woodford was home to many prominent Philadelphia families. The women associated with Woodford played many roles and their stories are told through the impressive collection of portraits and antiques that fill the historic mansion. Tour Woodford this week to hear about the lives and legends of the women of Woodford, including Hannah Coleman, Rebecca Franks, and Bilah Abigail Franks, as well as Naomi Wood, whose antiques collection fills the museum.

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OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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33rd & Dauphin Streets, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 229-6115 | www.woodfordmansion.org