Item No: pdcc00309
Title: The one-story House was all that remained of "Hell-Town", 1835.
Additional Title: West side of 3rd near Race Sts.
Print and Picture Collection
View shows a Colonial-era one-story building sandwiched between larger buildings of a later date. In Colonial times Hell-Town was a rough waterfront district of Philadelphia known for its taverns and bawdy night-life. Shows an elderly gentleman walking with a cane, and a lady standing behind the Dutch door of a house.
A917.481 P536 v.4
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler