Philadelphia’s Secret Gardens

Medical objects at Wyck
Photo courtesy Culture Magazin

April 2017 –

“Driving to the Germantown section of Philadelphia, we came to Wyck House and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark. “The house was built in the 1700s on 50 acres,” Jennifer Carlson, executive director of the site, explained. “Nine generations of the same family have lived here, but now we only have 2.5 acres.” Taking us through the house, Jennifer pointed to many of the family’s prized possessions, including a rare shell collection and a display of medical implements.”  Read the entire article here:

Maureen LittleJohnMaureen Littlejohn is Culture Magazin’s executive editor. She is a Canadian award-winning journalist who has practiced her craft around the world including in the United States, Africa and Vietnam. Currently based in Toronto, she has a keen eye for detail and has a deep appreciation for the “East Meets West” approach of Culture Magazin. Travel is her passion and she is happy to be able to share her adventures on a regular basis with the magazine’s readers.