Advanced
The

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00356
Title: The "Solitude"
Historic Street Address: 3400 West Girard Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing the gardens and the ivy-covered walls of the side and rear of the house.  Built by John Penn, grandson of William Penn, in 1784 as a country retreat, the house now stands within the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo.

http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/about/aboutzoo/zoo-history/the-solitude-house.htm


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.974603
Geocode Longitude:-75.195700

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Penn, John, 1729-1795
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler