At Germantown, Phila.

Item Info

Item No: pdck00075
Title: At Germantown, Phila.
Additional Title: Mill built 1683, taken down May 1870
Creation Date: 5/23/1870
Historic Street Address: Church Lane
Historic Street Address: Wingohocking Street
Media Type: Watercolors (Paintings)
Source: Print and Picture Collection

(Drawn on) May 23, 1870.  Mill built 1683, taken down May 1870.  The oldest mill around Philadelphia built 1683 near [illegible].

Roberts’ grist mill, built in 1683 at Mill Street (Church Lane) and Wingohocking Street in Philadelphia, is considered to have been the oldest grist mill in Pennsylvania.


A photograph of this site features in an interesting piece about flour milling in the Delaware Valley by Jennifer L. Green

Creator Name: Kollner, Augustus, 1813-1906 - Artist