High (Market) Street, with the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, in 1800.

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High (Market) Street, with the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, in 1800.

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Item No: pdcc00536
Title: High (Market) Street, with the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, in 1800.
Historic Street Address: Front & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Halftone reproduction of Birch's view depicting well-dressed pedestrians on the sidewalk in front of the First Presbyterian Church, in 1800. On the left is a partial view of the market sheds, or "shambles",  which ran along the centre of the street. Horse-drawn carts are also shown. The First Presbyterian Church was erected here in 1793 and abandoned in 1820.


Notes:

Published in The Merchants Guide. Philadelphia in 1800 and in 1907. Twenty Seventh Anniversary Number. Vol. 28, No. 1456.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949686
Geocode Longitude:-75.142152

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler