Turner's Road House

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01176
Title: Turner's Road House
Additional Title: Horsemen returning from Point Breeze.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Halftone reproduction of a sketch showing horse carriages racing past Turner's Road House. People on the porch of the inn and standing by the roadside, are shown waving at the exciting scene. The road house was a famous hostelry from 1856 to 1888. Situated at the junction of Penrose Ferry Road and Sheaf Lane, it adjoined the Point Breeze racecourse.

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

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