Item No: pdcc00227
Title: The house of Col. John Bull
Additional Title: The only house in what is now Norristown, Pa. prior to 1783.
Print and Picture Collection
Colonel John Bull was the original commander of the Second Pennsylvania Regiment which served in the Continental Army in 1777.
Inscription lower left reads: Taken from a sketch made by J. E. Watson, in 1828 - then the tavern of Richard Richardson.
The two-story stone house is shown with a covered wooden porch and slate roof. The building extends in the rear with a lower roof and two dormer windows.
A917.481 P536 v.4
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler