(R to L) Blaisdell Pencil Factory, Germantown High School, First Presbyterian Church

The German Township (Germantown, Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill) area of the City of Philadelphia is rich in historic, cultural and community resources. 

Located here are some interesting resources from the Germantown Historical Society archives and library on some of these unique places!


YWCA of Germantown
5820 Germantown Avenue

  Opening Week YWCA 1872 Program 

  • Program booklet with the background, programs and events of the opening of the YWCA Administration Building.

First 100 Years of YWCA of Germantown

  • Germantown Crier Article from Fall 1969

YWCA Pool Flyer

  • Statistics and details about the swimming pool at the YWCA