"Whitehall". Henry Pratt. 1820. Destroyed 1887.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00434
Title: "Whitehall". Henry Pratt. 1820. Destroyed 1887.
Additional Title: On P. R. R. near Frankford.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

View of a two-and-a-half story white frame house, with a two-story porch supported by four huge wooden columns. The mansion, named "Whitehall", was built in 1820 by Henry Pratt on land northwest of the P.R.R. below Wakeling Street, near Frankford. A successful merchant trader, Henry Pratt also built Lemon Hill Mansion in Fairmount Park.  Whitehall remained in the Pratt family until 1853. It was eventually destroyed in 1887.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Pratt, Henry, 1761-1838
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler