View of Fountain in Franklin Square.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00625
Title: View of Fountain in Franklin Square.
Historic Street Address: 6th & Race Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Depicts a grand marble fountain and surrounding wrought iron fence.  Built in 1837, the fountain sits in the center of Franklin Square, one of the five original public squares in William Penn's plan for the city.  Shows men, women and children enjoying the park.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149521
Geocode Latitude:39.954645

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.7
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler