Randolph Mansion

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00409
Title: Randolph Mansion
Historic Street Address: 7201 North Randolph Drive
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Reproduction of original watercolor painting depicting the facade of the Randolph Mansion, a.k.a.Laurel Hill Mansion. The house was built about 1767 by Rebecca Rawle, a wealthy widow. The single-story addition was built about 1800, followed by the construction of the octagonal wing after 1837. The eminent physician Philip Syng Physick bought Laurel Hill in 1828 and passed it down to his daughter Sarah Randolph. It was sold to the Fairmount Park Commission in 1869.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.192393
Geocode Latitude:39.989802

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Shoemaker, Rebecca Warner Rawle, 1730-1819
Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837
Randolph, Sally
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler