Quaker Almshouse

Item Info

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

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 Longitude:-75.147221
Geocode Latitude:39.946799

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