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Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

The museum administers two of the historic houses of Fairmount Park, Cedar Grove and Mount Pleasant. This guide collects resources and facts about these and other park houses.

Start Your Historic House Research

Simultaneously search our Library catalog, Archives catalog, and web published artworks, as well as some of our most popular databases:

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WorldCat Discovery allows you to search for materials in both the PMA Library's catalog and in institutions worldwide. If you wish to borrow an item from another library, see our Interlibrary Loan procedures for more information.

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In the Archives

This is a list of archival collections that contain a significant amount of material about the Park Houses. Click here to learn more about doing research at the Archives and what kinds of collections and records are available.