EAST FALLS (CBS) — Royalty in East Falls this Tuesday afternoon as Prince Albert of Monaco toured the childhood home of his mother, Grace Kelly.
The prince waved to the crowd outside the house at 3901 Henry Avenue, but did not speak with reporters. However, Albert has reportedly purchased the four-thousand-square foot home. According to People Magazine, he is looking to possibly convert it into a museum and use part of the space for work on his foundation.READ MORE: Takeout Under The Tents Offering New Way For Customers To Experience King Of Prussia Restaurant Week
Grace Kelly’s father built the home in the 1920s and evidence of her childhood still remains, as a door has the markings of the height of the Kelly children throughout the years.READ MORE: Dianna Brice Murder: Tylydiah Garnett Arrested In Connection To Murder Of 21-Year-Old Dianna Brice, Police Say
Grace left that home to become an actress and later married Prince Rainier III in 1956. She died in 1982.MORE NEWS: Didi Gregorius Powers Phillies To Narrow 7-6 Win Over Atlanta Braves
Albert has been quoted as saying, “The house was very beautiful and very special to our family.”