Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 37

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Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 37

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Item No: pdcc02017
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 37
Historic Street Address: Catherine Street
Historic Street Address: Fitzwater Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00272, bottom right [image dimensions 12.5 cm x 14.5 cm]:

View shows an isolated house in rural surroundings owned by Israel Pemberton, 1715-1779. A wealthy merchant with a strong leaning towards philanthropy, Israel worked for peaceful negotiations with the Indians and strived for their protection and humane treatment. A member of the Pennsylvania Assembly, he resigned in 1756 in opposition to the Indian War. He was eventually imprisoned in 1777 for his pacific beliefs.

Building demolished: YES 1860


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.942774
Geocode Longitude:-75.177395

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779