The National Society

of The Colonial Dames of America

Pennsylvania Headquarters
1630 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19215


Offering one of the most historically significant and exclusive venues in Philadelphia, The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America's Pennsylvania Headquarters is now available for corporate meetings, special events and private parties. Located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia with parking and hotel accommodations within easy walking distance, this exceptional Colonial style house on 1630 Latimer Street serves as the Pennsylvania Headquarters for The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America.

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America was founded in 1891 and is dedicated to furthering an appreciation of America's colonial heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects. The Pennsylvania society is one of forty four NSCDA societies. The Pennsylvania Society of the NSCDA initially restored and now contributes to the preservation and staffing of Stenton, one of the finest colonial American Homes located in Philadelphia and open to the public. Hosting an event at The Colonial Dames Pennsylvania Headquarters supports the educational and patriotic works of the Dames, while providing a memorable experience for your guests.

The lovely Pennsylvania Headquarters House on Latimer Street was designed by renowned Colonial Architects, Ritter and Shay, and was completed in 1921. The inside is painted in authentic colonial colors and beautifully decorated with period antiques, vintage paintings and historical artifacts. The House exudes a personality, style and warmth unprecedented in the Philadelphia area and provides a truly unique venue for your next event. The House can comfortably accommodate small, intimate gatherings for 10 to 50 guests in a number of finely appointed downstairs rooms, or up to 120 guests for a reception in its beautiful upstairs ballroom. The upstairs of the House is fully airconditioned for comfort during summer months.

The pictures below portray the distinctive charm and versatility of the space within
The Colonial Dames Pennsylvania Headquarters House

Drawing Room
Dining Room
Sun Porch
The Garden
Ballroom (2nd floor)
675 Square Feet
210 Square Feet
275 Square Feet
1200 Square Feet
1160 + Stage

Rental Information
Rental rates range begin at $300.00 for the downstairs Sun Porch to a maximum of $1800.00 for the entire house -- with many options in between. A $300 staffing fee applies to all rentals. Please contact The Rental Chairman by email or by calling at 215-735-6737 to begin planning your next event! The rental chairman will provide you with all information regarding availability, pricing, and policies regarding rental of the Headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Colonial Dames offers a distinguished list of fine caterers from which you may chose for your event. You may access the list of approved caterers by clicking HERE.

Directions and Parking
Click HERE to Mapquest directions to 1630 Latimer Street from your location.

Reduced rate parking is offered at the following garages, both within easy walking distance of the Dames:
- Latimer Garage at 1510 Latimer Street: 215-545-2314
- Town Garage at 1524 Latimer Street: 215-545-2923

Make your next event memorable -- call The Pennsylvania Headquarters
of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today!