Quaker Almshouse

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00769
Title: Quaker Almshouse
Historic Street Address: 312-322 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Shows a single-story cottage with a dormer roof. A lady in a long dress stands holding a window shutter on the side of the building. The Quaker Almshouse was erected in 1713 on the property of John Martin who intended it to be used to assist "poor, impotent and necessitous Friends."  It was torn down in 1876.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.147221
Geocode Latitude:39.946799

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