The Woodlands

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The Woodlands
Woodlands Mansion
The Woodlands is located in Pennsylvania
The Woodlands
Location: 4000 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Coordinates: 39°56′49″N 75°12′11″W / 39.94694°N 75.20306°W / 39.94694; -75.20306Coordinates: 39°56′49″N 75°12′11″W / 39.94694°N 75.20306°W / 39.94694; -75.20306
Built: 1770; rebuilt 1786-92
Architect: William Hamilton, John McArthur, Jr.[2]
Architectural style: Neoclassical
Governing body: Woodlands Cemetery Company of Philadelphia
NRHP Reference#: 67000022[1]
Added to NRHP: 1967

The Woodlands is a National Historic Landmark in the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. The Schuylkill River goes past The Woodlands. It has a mansion, a building to put a carriage inside (called a "carriage house"), and a garden that became a cemetery in the year 1840. Over 30,000 people are buried in the cemetery.[3]

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