Warner House near 42nd & Lancaster Avenue.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Warner House near 42nd & Lancaster Avenue.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00379
Title: Warner House near 42nd & Lancaster Avenue.
Historic Street Address: 42nd Street & Lancaster Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection



Reproduction of a watercolor sketch depicting a large brick house in a park-like setting. A man on horseback faces a couple standing at the front door. William Warner (1627-1707) a prominent early Pennsylvanian was one of the first Europeans to settle on the west side of the Schuylkill River. In 1677 he purchased a vast estate stretching from the river to beyond 48th Street giving it the name "Blockley" after his home in England. Warner was a justice of the peace and a member of Penn's first Assembly. He died in 1707.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.966381
Geocode Longitude:-75.207560

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Doran, Miss - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler