Sir William KeithKeith was one of the most forward-thinking politicians of the Colonial Period.
Doctor Thomas Graeme
Dr. Graeme traveled to Philadelphia along with the newly appointed lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, Sir William Keith.
Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson
Her "Attic Evenings" were attended by Francis Hopkinson, Jacob Duche, and many others.
William Franklin and Elizabeth Graeme
Benjamin Franklin's son William courted Elizabeth with visits to Graeme Park. In the summer of 1756, William proposed to "Betsy"...
Henry Hugh Fergusson
Benjamin Rush introduced him to Elizabeth at a literary soiree at Graeme Park. Four months later they secretly married in Old Swede's Church.
The Penrose Family at Graeme Park
Samuel Penrose (1748-1835) purchased 204 acres, including the Keith Mansion.
19th & 20th Centuries at Graeme Park
The unique survival of the Keith House to the present day is in large part due to the careful stewardship of the Penrose family in the 19th century and the Strawbridge family in the 20th century.
Who Worked at Graeme Park?
Read about the slaves, indentured servants, and paid laborers.
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