Wyck House

  • Hours: April - November 12:00 4:00 PM Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Please arrive by 3:30, During Fridays from June to Thanksgiving, Wyck offers free, self-guided tours 12:00 4:00 PM
  • Phone: 215-848-1690
  • Type: Garden
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museums
  • Activity Category: Tour
  • Available for private functions

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Wyck House


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1690/00/00 Original one-room log structure (razed) built by Swiss-German immigrant Hans Milan
1736/00/00 Earliest section of Wyck House built in front of log structure
1824/00/00 William Strickland Architect Reuben Haines III and his wife, Jane Bowne Haines, hire William Strickland to update and remodel Wyck House
1825/07/20 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Lafayette visits Germantown, Philadelphia Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America

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Particulars for Wyck House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Landscape Architecture Garden
Landscape Architecture Historic garden restoration
Level of Significance National
Traditional Building Type Post Medieval German
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000736
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Strickland,William
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Colonial Post-Medieval Germa
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1650-1699
Significant Year: 1690, 1824
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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Activity Category Tour

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