Pine Grove Mansion.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00332
Title: Pine Grove Mansion.
Additional Title: Built by Hugh Roberts, Point No Point Road, 1743.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Hugh Roberts was a Quaker merchant and friend of Benjamin Franklin. He built Pine Grove close to Frankford Creek near Bridesburg in 1743. He was a one-term Mayor of Philadelphia and was elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler