Carpenters Hall

Carpenters Hall

A registered National Historic Landmark in the heart of Independence National Historic Park,Carpenters’ Hall was built in 1774 and was host to the First Continental Congress. The Hall remains privately owned by The Carpenters’ Company, and its elegant reception space is available for exclusive corporate events. Event guests are invited behind the scenes of this authentic Georgian monument to experience the private collections of The Carpenters’ Company. These early American relics include a set of seven windsor chairs that served the Founding Fathers and over 5,500 works of literature, many predating the American Revolution. The upper rooms of the Hall, once rented to Benjamin Franklin’s Library Company, exude ambiance with floor to ceiling walnut bookcases, 18th Century oil portraits, and a magnificent committee table with Civil War era leather arm chairs. Carpenter’s Hall can accommodate 82 guests for dinner and 125 guests for standing receptions or cocktails. The combination of history, atmosphere and exclusivity provide for an unforgettable evening. A renowned meeting place for Philadelphia’s elite, it is the perfect choice for an intimate corporate function