Castle. State in Schuylkill.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00387
Title: Castle. State in Schuylkill.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


View of the clubhouse of the State in Schuylkill, a fishing club established in 1732 believed to be the oldest social club in the United States. Called the Castle, the clubhouse was originally situated on the West bank of the Schuylkill opposite the falls of Fairmount. In 1877 it was moved to Andalusia, Nicholas Biddles's country estate on the Delaware River.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844