State House Inn

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01098
Title: State House Inn
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Engraving depicts the State House Inn, which was located on the north side of Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets opposite the State House. The small two-story tavern was built in 1693, and for a long time provided an amenity for those visiting the colonial Assemblies.

Published in J. F. Watson's Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, 1879.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler