Black Bear Inn, 5th Street at MarketHistorical Images of Philadelphia Looney Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs
Item No: pdcl00072
Title: Black Bear Inn, 5th Street at Market
Additional Title: Black Bear Inn (site of the Bourse), 5th & MarketHistoric Street Address: Fifth and Market Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "The Black Bear once stood near the site of the present Bourse. It is said to have been a great gathering place for people from the West, and was one of at least three such inns in the vicinity."-OPEP, p. 77.
Notes: Front of the inn with people on the sidewalk; horse-drawn cart parked on the street; streetlamp on the corner and streetcar tracks running up the street. Sign on building: "Black Bear Inn."
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Creation Year: 1859
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.1484
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Richards, F. De B. (Frederick De Bourg) - Photographer