Item No: pdcc00583
Title: Bridge over the Pennepack.
Print and Picture Collection
Depicts a picturesque view of a stone bridge spanning Pennypack Creek. Men and women are shown fishing from the water's edge as a covered wagon crosses the bridge.
This historic bridge, which carries Frankford Avenue over Pennypack Creek in the Holmesburg section of the City, was built in 1697. It is the oldest roadway bridge still in use in the United States.
A917.481 P536 v.7
Gilbert, George, active 1818-1836 - Artist
Breton, William L. - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler