Woodford's front door during the annual Christmas tours. Woodford gets specially decorated for the holidays by local garden clubs, florists, and children from the Clymer Elementary School.
Clymer Elementary School children after decorating Woodford's Christmas tree. These children have a special connection to Woodford. Their school was named after George Clymer, the nephew William Coleman raised. George Clymer signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Women’s History Month Tours:
“The Women of Woodford”
Wednesday March 22nd through
Sunday, March 26th
Built more than 250 years ago as a summer retreat along the banks of the Schuylkill River, Woodford Mansion has been home to many prominent Philadelphia families. The women associated with Woodford played many roles and their stories are told through an impressive collection of portraits and antiques. Tour Woodford from March 22nd through March 26th during Women's History Month for tours focused on the lives and legends of the women of Woodford, such as Hannah Coleman, Rebecca Franks, and Bilah Abigail Franks, as well as Naomi Wood, whose antiques collection fills the museum.
Call Woodford for more information about special tours and events. (215) 229-6115
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Volunteering: If you would like to become a Woodford volunteer please call Woodford (215) 229-6115.
Donations: If you would like to make a donation to the Naomi Wood Trust to assist us with our efforts to operate, educate, and preserve Woodford please write to: Lawrence Berger, Trustee, The Naomi Wood Trust, Woodford, East Fairmount Park, 3400 West Dauphin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132.