Ship Tavern, near Downingtown Pa.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01065
Title: Ship Tavern, near Downingtown Pa.
Additional Title: "Glen Isle Farm" -1735- Originally "Ship Tavern" near Downingtown Pa.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Postcard depicting Glen Isle Farm near Downingtown, Chester County. The historic building was an important stop on the Underground Railroad. It was built in 1735 as the Ship Tavern, and is mentioned in George Washington's diary, dated June 3, 1773 as a place in which he lodged!



Creation Year: 1948
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: MacNeill, Henry T. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler