Friends' Almshouse

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00775
Title: Friends' Almshouse
Historic Street Address: 312-322 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts the facade of the Quaker Almshouse fronting Walnut Street. The brick building provided food, shelter and work primarily for indigent members of the Society of Friends. It was demolished in 1841.

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

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Sinclair, Thomas S., ca. 1805-1881 - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler