Chamounix Mansion, West Fairmount Park

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Chamounix Mansion, West Fairmount Park

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00245
Title: Chamounix Mansion, West Fairmount Park
Historic Street Address: 3250 Chamounix Drive
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://www.fairmountparktrust.org/cp-chamounix.php


Notes:

Chamounix Mansion was built in 1802 by Philadelphia merchant George Plumstead as a country retreat. Originally named "Montpelier", it sits on high ground overlooking the Schuylkill River.


Notes:

Halftone reproduction of original photograph taken from unknown magazine.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.003753
Geocode Longitude:-75.196312

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Plumstead, George, 1765-1805