The Hermitage is at 335 N. Franklin Tpke. Originally an 18th-century stone house, The Hermitage was remodeled 1847-48 in the romantic Gothic Revival style. George Washington, the Marquis de Lafayette, Alexander Hamilton and James Monroe were among the notables who paid a visit during the Revolutionary War.
The Rosencrantz family owned the house for 163 years. The family's upper-middle-class lifestyle during the late Victorian era is portrayed through an extensive collection of furnishings, personal items and papers.
Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.