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.
Books and Stuff
Books & Stuff is a multi-cultural book and gift shop for children, with just enough for teens and adults!
Maplewood Music Studio
Maplewood Music Studio offers private lessons for all ages, in all styles of music, on almost all instruments & voice with an experienced, versatile, dedicated & caring faculty.
During the Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic in 1793, President George Washington and his cabinet moved to Germantown.
The first written protest against slavery was written in 1688 at the corner of Germantown Ave & Wister St.
Pioneering free jazz muscian Sun Ra moved his band The Arkestra from New York City to Germantown in 1968 and never left.
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.
Germantown Avenue is part of the Colonial Germantown National Historic District, the longest National Historic District in the U.S.