Castle. State in Schuylkill.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00389
Title: Castle. State in Schuylkill.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


View shows the Castle, the name given to the clubhouse of the State in Schuylkill Fishing Club. Formed in 1732, the club is believed to be the oldest social club in the United States. Originally situated opposite the falls of Fairmount on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, it was moved in 1887 to Andalusia, Nicholas Biddle's country estate on the Delaware River in Bucks County. A small group of men are posing for the photograph on the porch. Above the porch can be seen a plaque with the date 1732.

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