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Black Bear Inn, 5th Street at Market

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Item No: pdcl00072
Title: Black Bear Inn, 5th Street at Market
Additional Title: Black Bear Inn (site of the Bourse), 5th & Market
Historic 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 Latitude:39.9507
Geocode Longitude:-75.1484

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Richards, F. De B. (Frederick De Bourg) - Photographer