The Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground welcomes visitors who want to learn more about this site, its history, and its mission.

Second Saturday Public Openings

In cooperation with our partner sites in Historic Germantown, our site will be open on the second Saturday of each month, from May through October, from noon-4pm. Guided and self-guided tours are available, and no appointment is necessary. Opening dates:

May 13, 2017
June 10, 2017
July 8, 2017
August 12, 2017
September 9, 2017
October 14, 2017

Admission: Free, but the suggested donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children.

We are also open to the public for the following special events

Admission: We remain free to the public during these public events but request donations so that we can continue to host them. Guided and self-guided tours will be available.

Memorial Day

Date: Monday, May 29, 2017
Time: Site open noon-3:00pm

Historic Germantown Juneteenth Celebration

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time: Site open noon-4:00pm

Fourth of July Celebration and Bell-ringing

Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Time: Site open 11am-4:00pm
Ceremony and bell-ringing at 2:00pm, with remarks and performances.

Back to School at the Old Schoolhouse

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time: Site open 10:00am-noon
An event to donate school supplies to children in need.

Revolutionary Germantown Festival (Germantown Battle Day)

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: Site open 11:00AM-5:00PM
Burial Ground ceremony: 2:00PM
More information on the Revolutionary Germantown Festival.

Appointments and Group Tours

Appointments and group tours may also be arranged. For information and scheduling, please contact the Program Coordinator at Historic Germantown:

phone: 215-844-1683.

You may also write to:


Historic Germantown
The Philadelphia Cultural Fund