Welcome to Graeme Park
Welcome to PA History 2 G0, a series of videos produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These short videos serve to introduce you, the virtual visitor, to Pennsylvania's state-owned historic sites and museums as we explore the varied stories that make up the commonwealth's rich history.
The mansion at Graeme Park is the only surviving residence of a Colonial Pennsylvania governor. These videos introduce visitors to the stories of the site's principal 18th-century residents, who were among Pennsylvania's most prominent citizens.
📽️ Elizabeth Graeme, whose family made their summer home at what became known as Graeme Park, was a wealthy and prominent member of 18th-century Philadelphia society.
📽️ The Summer Kitchen is a hub for the history in the lives of people who worked at Graeme Park.
📽️ The Keith House at Graeme Park was built for Sir William Keith, colonial governor of Pennsylvania, in 1722.