Item No: pdcc01127
Title: Valley Green Hotel
Print and Picture Collection
Illustration depicting the historic inn of the Wissahickon Valley. Shows a coach being led by horses past the inn on Forbidden Drive. The sign above the porch indicates John Hentz as the innkeeper. The stone arch bridge, which spans the Wissahickon Creek, is shown in the far distance beyond the trees. The hotel was built 1850-51 by Edward Rinker, who had rented three acres of land on the creek from Thomas Livezey.
Clipped from Philadephia and its environs: a guide to the city and its surroundings, by George Abishai Woodward. J. B. Lippincott Company. 1893. [page 205]
A917.481 P536 v.11
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler