The store and wharf of Joshua Carpenter.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
The store and wharf of Joshua Carpenter.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00247
Title: The store and wharf of Joshua Carpenter.
Additional Title: On the Delaware, between Chestnut and Walnut Streets.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Carpenter's Wharf was the first wharf built in Philadelphia and could handle ships of 500 tons or more. Samuel Carpenter, colonial merchant and friend of William Penn, became Deputy Governor of Philadelphia and First Treasurer of Pennsylvania. Joshua Carpenter, Samuel's brother, made his fortune as a brewer.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.141506
Geocode Latitude:39.946792

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Carpenter, Samuel, 1649-1714
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Carpenter, Joshua