Conyngham-Hacker House

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Conyngham-Hacker House
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Conyngham-Hacker House is located in Pennsylvania
Conyngham-Hacker House
Location 5214 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′52″N 75°10′4″W / 40.03111°N 75.16778°W / 40.03111; -75.16778Coordinates: 40°1′52″N 75°10′4″W / 40.03111°N 75.16778°W / 40.03111; -75.16778
Area less than one acre
Built 1755
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001149[1]
Added to NRHP January 13, 1972

The Conyngham-Hacker House (aka the Old Fisher House) is a historic house in the in Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 2½-story stone house was built in 1755 by William Forbes. It was known successively as the Conyngham, Wister, and Hacker House. The building served as a boarding school and as the headquarters of the Germantown Historical Society.[2]

The Conyngham-Hacker House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is a contributing property of the Colonial Germantown Historic District.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Conygham-Hacker House" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 1971. Retrieved January 5, 2014. 

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