The Northern Home for Friendless Children.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
The Northern Home for Friendless Children.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00785
Title: The Northern Home for Friendless Children.
Historic Street Address: 23rd & Brown Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: 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.

Creation Year: 1870
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.174869
Geocode Latitude:39.969710

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler