Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Exterior

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Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Exterior

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00645
Title: Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Exterior
Historic Street Address: 911-915 Locust Street
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Located in Box: Allens Lane Art Center - Arcade Folder: Almshouses

Exterior view of Franklin Reformatory Home.

"The Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates (on Locust Street, between Ninth and Tenth) was organized and incorporated in 1872. The object of this institution is the thorough and permanent reformation of inebriates, and in it are combined church privliges and home comforts."[1]

Demolish date unknown.


[1] Scharf, J. T. & Westcott, t. (1884). History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 2. (Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co.) Pg. 1685.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947201
Geocode Longitude:-75.156463

Creator Name: Burk & McFetridge - Lithographer