Richard Townsend's Original Dwelling.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Richard Townsend's Original Dwelling.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00378
Title: Richard Townsend's Original Dwelling.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


The image is that of the Caleb Pusey house in Upland, Pa. and not the dwelling of Richard Townsend as the title has it.  Built in 1683 by Caleb Pusey, the manager of Chester Mills for William Penn, this unique English Cottage Style dwelling is the only house still standing where William Penn is known to have visited.

Creation Year: 1882
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913 - Artist
Pusey, Caleb, 1650?-1727
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929