Germantown Tour Resources

General History of Germantown
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/index.htm
http://www.workshopoftheworld.com/germantown/germantown.html

Early Quaker Families (great general resource*)
http://www.friendsjournal.org/2009060/ 

GERMANTOWN FRIENDS MEETING

Quaker History
http://www.religioustolerance.org/quaker1.htm

The Quakers in Pennsylvania
http://www.ushistory.org/us/4b.asp

The Hicksites
http://www.quakerinfo.org/quakerism/branches/history

The Doctrines of Elias Hicks
http://www.quaker.org/pamphlets/hicks.pdf 

The Separation of 1827
http://www.downingtownfriendsmeeting.org/separationof1827.htm 

http://books.google.com/books?id=HEfCINhrSS0C&pg=PA49&sig=WnNEw0g6leQa5YYJa8pjF2-lwcA&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nynassa2/Bios/EliasHicks.htm

Settlement of Germantown (13 Quaker Families)

First Settlers in Germantown

http://www.germanheritage.com/postal/germansettlers/index.html 

Hicksites and Orthodox 

DESCHLER-MORRIS HOUSE

History of the House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/lower/deshler.htm

Isaac Franks
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/people/franks.htm
http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/6325-franks

George Washington and the Jews
http://books.google.com/books?id=-250L02b4EMC&pg=PA126&lpg=PA126&dq=isaac+franks+in+germantown&source=bl&ots=JuWfLXztTW&sig=S-IHNEonn4LXB2gOtkLrF04ZUTM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=m5eyUOazB6qp0AHvm4C4Bw&ved=0CFcQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=isaac%20franks%20in%20germantown&f=false 

Germantown White House
http://www.schuylkillriver.org/Detail.aspx?id=5042

The Deschler Morris House Revisited
http://www.philaplace.org/story/885/ 

George Washington in Philadelphia
http://www.philadelphia-reflections.com/topic/136.htm 

GRUMPLETHORPE

History of Grumplethorpe House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/lower/grumblethorpe.htm

Grumblethorpe, A Summer Retreat
http://www.philalandmarks.org/grum_history.aspx 

John Wistar (Wister) and Family

Sally Wister's Journal (granddaughter of John Wister)
http://www.foulke.org/history/docs/wister/wister1.html 

History of the Wisters/Wistars in Germantown (you need to download the document)
file:///Users/rhonda/Downloads/22272-22111-1-PB.pdf 

FREEDOM SQUARE

Thones Kunder House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/lower/kunders.htm

Kunder Family History 

Lower Burial Ground ( Hood Cemetery)
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/lower/lbury.htmhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hood-Cemetery/131577916880164#!/pages/The-Hood-Cemetery/131577916880164?v=info

Francis Pastorius and the Founding of Germantown
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/people/pastorius.htm

First Protest Against Slavery
http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=278

Germantown Protest of 1688 Against Slavery
http://www.jstor.org

http://www.christianhistorytimeline.com/DAILYF/2002/02/daily-02-18-2002.shtml

CLIVEDEN HOUSE

History of the House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/cliveden.htm

http://cliveden1767.wordpress.com/about/

http://www.preservationnation.org/travel-and-sites/sites/northeast-region/cliveden.html

Benjamin Chew
http://www.archives.upenn.edu/people/1700s/chew_ben.html

http://www.archives.upenn.edu/people/1700s/chew_ben.html 

History of the Chew Family and the Architecture of Cliveden
http://historyallaroundus.wikispaces.com/Cliveden

The Battle of Germantown
http://www.ushistory.org/march/phila/germantown.htm

http://www.britishbattles.com/germantown.htm

http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americanrevolution/p/germantown.htm

Upsala
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/upsala.htm

CONCORD SCHOOL HOUSE

History of the School House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/concord.htm

Sweet Concord Schoolhouse and Gravesite
http://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2011/04/27/germantown-historic-school-and-gravesite-in-sweet-concord/ 

Christopher Dock
http://www.skippack.org/christopher_dock.htm
http://www.dockhs.org/194512.ihtml

Mennonites 
http://www.skippack.org/mennonite_persecution.htm

Education in Colonial America
http://www.thefreemanonline.org/columns/education-in-colonial-america/

Education in the Middle Colonies
http://faculty.mdc.edu/jmcnair/Joe28pages/Schooling,%20Education,%20and%20Literacy%20in%20Colonial%20America.htm

Education in Colonial Philadelphia
http://www.thefreemanonline.org/columns/education-in-colonial-america/

The Upper Burial Ground and Concord Schoolhouse
http://www.concordschoolhouse.org/

Upper Burial Ground
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/ubury.htm

WYCK HOUSE/GREEN TREE TAVERN

Wyck House Homepage
http://www.wyck.org/

History of the Wyck House
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/wyck.htm

Reuben Haines
http://www.philaathenaeum.org/hmuseum/groff.htm

Green Tree Tavern
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/greentree.htm

http://www.lunacommons.org/luna/servlet/detail/CORNELL~3~1~75681~10040147:Daniel-Pastorius-House--Green-Tree-

G
reen Tree Tavern-Serving the Historic Germantown Community since 1748
http://www.philaplace.org/story/1139/

Google Books " The Buried Past"

Trades in Germantown
http://www.concordiatrust.org/deutsch/earlyhistory.htm 

MENNONITE MEETINGHOUSE

Mennonites in Germantown
http://www.meetinghouse.info/our-history.html

History of the Mennonites in Pennsylvania
http://history.mennonite.net/
Mennonite Persecution and Migration to America
http://www.skippack.org/mennonite_persecution.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/mennonite.htm
http://www.cob-net.org/america.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/people/sower.htm

STEPHEN GIRARD and BUSH HILL

Life of Stephen Girard and Bush Hill

Girard, A Man to Remember ( includes info on Bush Hill and the Yellow Fever)
http://www.girardweb.com/girard/chapter1.htm 

A Historian's View of the Yellow Fever Epidemic Described in the Book "Fever" (has info on Bush Hill as well).
http://bobarnebeck.com/children.html