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Mount Pleasant.

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Item No: pdcc00321
Title: Mount Pleasant.
Additional Title: Built by Captain John Macpherson before the Revolution.
Historic Street Address: 3800 Mount Pleasant Drive
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://www.fairmountpark.org/mountpleasant.asp


Notes:

View of the front facade of the mansion flanked by two carriage houses.The caption runs: Bought by Benedict Arnold March 22, 1779. Seized by the State of Pennsylvania October 2, 1780. Rented to Baron De Steuben October 26, 1780. Drawn and engraved for the Sunday Dispatch expressly to illustrate Westcott's "History of Philadelphia."


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.984452
Geocode Longitude:-75.197670

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794
McPherson, John, 1726-1792
Nevil, Thomas, 1721-1797 - Architect
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler