Item Info

Item No: pdcc00040
Title: The "Penny Pot House", A.D 1700
Additional Title: Corner front and Vine Streets.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Wood engraving of the Penny Pot tavern which stood at the corner of Front and Vine Streets. One of the earliest and most popular "public houses" in Philadelphia in the late 17th Century, it achieved notoriety for selling beer at only a penny a pot, which was illegal at the time.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.140185
Geocode Latitude:39.955601

Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler