Item No: pdcc00785
Title: The Northern Home for Friendless Children.
Historic Street Address:
23rd & Brown Streets, Northeast corner
Print and Picture Collection
The Northern Home for the Friendless children was incorporated in 1854 for "the laudable and benevolent purpose of educating and providing for friendless children." After the Civil War, the institution's name was changed to include orphans of soldiers and sailors. The building depicted was designed by architect Samuel Sloan in collaboration with carpenter John Stewart.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler