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Quaker Almshouse

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Item No: pdcc00798
Title: Quaker Almshouse
Historic Street Address: 312-322 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depicts the old Quaker Almshouse, which stood on Walnut Street between 3rd and 4th streets from 1729 to 1876. It was one of a number of buildings built and supported by the Society of Friends, to provide housing, food, and work for its poorer members.


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

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