Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 49

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 49

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Item No: pdcc01668
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 49
Additional Title: John Penn's "Solitude" and the Zoo and one other.
Historic Street Address: 34th & West Girard Avenue
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Green Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, center: Newspaper article giving a short history of John Penn's house "Solitude", illustrated with a photograph of the building as it appeared in the 1860s. John Penn, grandson of William, built "Solitude" as a country seat on the banks of the Schuylkill River in 1784. The house now stands within the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo. Public Ledger clipping including photograph by R. Newell & Sons. 17 x 20.9cm.
Notes: Item 2, Separate scrap: Newspaper article on Commissioners' Hall for the Northern Liberties district before consolidation with the city. Accompanying photograph shows the hall c. 1867. Public Ledger clipping. 11.3 x 15.6cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.961308
Geocode Longitude:-75.143305

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler