New Hope, Pennsylvania
Botanical Garden, Nature Centers
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Library, Park
Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Chestnut Hill, located in the northwestern corner of Philadelphia, is one of the region's most beautiful and architecturally distinguished communities. Flanked by the spectacular Wissahickon Gorge and Cresheim Valley, Chestnut Hill is home to one of the best collections of 19th and early 20th-century residential buildings in the country.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Park
The Henry Foundation boasts 50 acres of spectacular views and dazzling plantings with trails for hiking and horseback riding along Rock Creek.
Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Library
Historic Federal Style House Museum. Collection period 1800 = 1834 Philadelphia. Built 1800.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Library, Science, University
More than 13,000 labeled plants of over 2,500 types are growing in the Arboretum’s living collection. These include representatives of the temperate floras of North America, Asia, and Europe. This historic collection traces its foundation to John Morris’s interest in plants from around the world, and includes plants collected in China by E.H. Wilson at the turn of the century. Many of the Delaware Valley’s "trees-of-record" (the largest of their kind) are found in the Arboretum.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History, Park, Science, University
Widener University has acquired the Taylor Memorial Arboretum, a 30-acre reserve of plantings and natural lands located about a mile north of the university in Nether Providence Township. The arboretum will remain free and open to the public while providing the university with greatly expanded opportunities for research and hands-on learning in the environmental and biological sciences and science education.