Item Info

Item No: pdcc00374
Title: "Woodlands"
Historic Street Address: 4000 Woodland Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Shows northern facade of the historic Federal style mansion built by William Hamilton in 1786 on the west side of the Schuylkill River. The massive portico is ornamented with six Ionic pilasters flanked with pavilions. Wheel tracks are visible on the unpaved circular driveway. A statue and young plantings decorate the grassy island, and a stone and iron surround protect a cemetery plot on the left side.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.203302
Geocode Latitude:39.949114

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Hamilton, William, 1745-1813
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler