G-town Radio is a community radio station serving Germantown and the surrounding neighborhoods. Originally an internet only station, G-town Radio will become WGGT-LP and broadcast at 92.9 FM in 2017. This grassroots organization is volunteer run and offers a platform for local residents to create programming not heard on larger media outlets. We broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Pioneering free jazz musician Sun Ra moved his band The Arkestra from New York City to Germantown in 1968 and never left.
The first written protest against slavery was written in 1688 at the corner of Germantown Ave & Wister St.
Germantown Avenue, also known as "The Great Road," follows an Indian path from the Delaware River.
Germantown was an independent municipality until 1854, when it became part of the City of Philadelphia.
During the Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic in 1793, President George Washington and his cabinet moved to Germantown.
Germantown Avenue is part of the Colonial Germantown National Historic District, the longest National Historic District in the U.S.