1. Settlement Music School Germantown BranchSettlement is one of the largest and oldest community schools of the arts in the United States having served more than 300,000 students since its founding in 1908.
2. ARTrageous Brush & FlowFamily-owned social painting ART studio for adults and children offering private and public studio paint events and mobile paint events.
3. Kama-Sahlor Group for Cultural Performing ArtsA performing arts after-school program for children from K- 12
4. Maplewood Music StudioMaplewood 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.
Germantown was an independent municipality until 1854, when it became part of the City of Philadelphia.
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.
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.