You Can See Here

Home

Pennsylvania

View Event Calendar
Site Index
Resource Directory (Links and More)
Reading List
 

Search This Site

 

 You Can Do Here

Post Calendar Event
E-Mail Step Into History
 
 About This Site
Privacy Statement
About our Affiliates
 
Products  Services
Travel
  Get a room!!!
in Bedford, Bethlehem, Greensburg, Ligonier, Media, Morrisville, Paradise, Somerset, Stroudsburg, or Titusville
  2704 Lodgings in 304 Pennsylvania Cities
Books & Information
  Over 40 Guidebook series -- all the titles in one place, at Amazon
  Powells
 


Beyond the Newsstand

 
 
Google

 

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

. Description:  Built to protect Philadelphia from the British during the Revolutionary War, the fort was subject of a seven week siege.  Has served in 6 wars, through WW !!.  
On This Page Location Features Nearby Attractions Nearby Places to Stay Learn More About It
Back to Pennsylvania
How to find: 
Address:
Fort Mifflin Road
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Contacts
Phone 215 685-4167
URL 

http://www.fortmifflin.com/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mar 1 - Dec 1 10 -4     10 -4 10 -4 10 -4 10 -4
Season Open other dates by appointment
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of MAR 2008 5 - 12 $3
under 5 free
   $6  $5 call 
Special Fees: Veterans $3
Additional Group Info: 215 685-4167
Special Tours & Pricing:
Cannon Demos $30
Reservation Contact:
 
Top of Page
On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Fort restored to1834 appearance.  Either take a self-guided or guided tour.  Cannon, uniform, and weapons demonstrations daily.  
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1777-1904 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Fort with casemates, arsenal, prison, batteries, soldiers' barrack, officers' quarters, blacksmith shop
Interpreters: Costumed guides, military demonstrators Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes
Vending/
Snacks
 Yes
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name      
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV
Cabins      
Hotel/Motel      
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Athletic Facilities      
Other      
Top of Page

Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Philadelphia International Airport
U PA Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Education
Institute of Contemporary Art Gallery
Paly/Levy Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design Gallery
Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple U Gallery
University of the Arts Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery Gallery
Independence National Historic Park Historic District
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Historic Place
Glen Ford On the Delaware Historic Place
Carpenter's Historic Hall History Related Organization
Chemical Heritage Foundation
History Related Organization
Partners for Sacred Places History Related Organization
Presbyterian Historical Society History Related Organization
Phila Society for Preservation History Related Organization
National Railway Historical  History Related Organization
Historic Rittenhouse Town History Related Organization
Strawberry Mansion Historic History Related Organization
Victorian Society of America  History Related Organization
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia History Related Organization
U S Mint Philadelphia  History Related Organization
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies History Related Organization
American Catholic Historical Society History Related Organization
Franklin Institute American History & Government History Related Organization
Germantown Mennonite Historic History Related Organization
Upsala Foundation Inc  History Related Organization
National Council of Preservation Executives History Related Organization
MUSEE  History Related Organization
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts History Related Organization
Women for Greater Philadelphia History Related Organization
Sweetbriar Mansion House Museum
Rosenbach Museum and Library House Museum
Todd House House Museum
Powell House House Museum
Betsy Ross House House Museum
Loudoun Mansion House Museum
Clivenden House Museum
Ebeneezer Maxwell Mansion House Museum
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site House Museum
Graff House House Museum
Lemon Hill Mansion House Museum
Bartram Gardens Historic House House Museum
Deshler-Morris House House Museum
Museum
  
Academy of Natural Sciences
  
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
   La Salle U Art Museum
   National Liberty Museum
  
Cedar Grove Museum
   Philadelphia Museum of Art
   Please Touch Museum
   Rodin Museum 
      Arthur Ross Gallery, U of Pennsylvania
Museum
   American Swedish Historical Museum
   African-American Museum in Philadelphia
   U Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology    

   Woodmere Art Museum
Wyck Museum
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum
Green Space Alliance Nature
Greenspace is Fun Nature
Fairmount Park Council Nature
Insectarium Science
Franklin Institute Science Museum Science
Mutter Museum Science
Specialty Museum
   Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania
   Shoe Museum
   Paley Design Center
  
National Museum of American Jewish History
  
Mummer's Museum
Tourism Information
  
Philadelphia Convention Bureau
   Philadelphia
Philadelphia Zoological Garden Zoo
Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

Cultural

 
Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
Shopping

Top of Page

Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
     

Bed & Breakfast

 
Abigail Corby B&B 1935 Manning Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
215 735-1881
Bag & Baggage B&B 338 South 19th Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
215 546-3807
B&B Center City 1804 Pine Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
215 735-1137
Hamilton House 3504 Hamilton Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215 382-8781
Rittenhouse B&B 1715 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia  PA 19103
215 545-1755
City Garden B&B 1103 Waverly Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215 625-2599
Shippen Way Inn 418 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215 627-7266
Society Hill Hotel 301 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19106
215 925-1919
Ten Eleven Clinton 1011 Clinton Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
215 923-4376
Thomas Bond House 129 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19106
215 923-8523
Hotel/Motel

 

Click Here For Bookings in Philadelphia

Korman Suites at International City 8400 Lindbergh Boulevard #303
Philadelphia PA 19153
215 365-3100
Marriott Hotels & Resorts 1 Arrivals Road
Philadelphia PA 19153
215 492-9000
Extended Stay America 9001 Tinicum Boulevard
Philadelphia  PA 19153
215 492-6766
Residence Inn 4630 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 492-1611
Studio Plus 8880 Bartram Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 365-4360
Courtyard by Marriott 8900 Bartram Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 365-2200
Embassy Suites Hotel 9000 Bartram Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 365-4500
Hilton 4509 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 365-4150
Sheraton 4101 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 492-0400
Westin 4101 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215 365-6600
Top of Page
Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Are we There Yet? -online guide to mid-Atlantic area   http://www.fieldtrip.com/pa/54923395.htm
The Brandywine.com - local guide with lots of pictures   http://www.thebrandywine.com/photoop/fort_mifflin.html
Top of Page

Learn More About It:

On the Web Description URL/E-mail
The Siege of Fort Mifflin online story of the fort in the Revolution http://www.ushistory.org/march/phila/mifflin.htm
     
Reading Matter Description Buy it Now
     
Top of Page

Tell Step Into History about it.

Last Update: 01/09/2010

Copyright 2001-2010  Step Into Places Inc. All rights reserved.