The Germantown White House

The Germantown White House (HMVJU)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.041', W 75° 10.336'

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(Deshler-Morris House)

— Independence Nat'l Hist Park —

President George Washington sought refuge here from the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. The following summer, the president returned with his family to enjoy the cooler Germantown countryside.

Interactive exhibits and guided tours offer a glimpse into the daily life of the First Family and household, including enslaved Africans.
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485302 N 4431546
Decimal Degrees40.03401667, -75.17226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.041', W 75° 10.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 2.46" N, 75° 10' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5450 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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