Fair Hill Mansion

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00277
Title: Fair Hill Mansion
Additional Title: Originally built by Isaac Norris, 1717.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

A newspaper clipping showing a depiction of Fairhill mansion, built by Isaac Norris in 1717. Below the title is the following inscription: Destroyed by the British during the Revolutionary War. Afterwards rebuilt, and still standing. Drawn and engraved for the Sunday Dispatch expressly to illustrate Westcott's "History of Philadelphia."

Norris was a Quaker merchant who became Mayor of Philadelphia in 1742.


Source :

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Norris, Isaac, 1671-1735