Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 000

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Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 000

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Item No: pdcc02078
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 000
Historic Street Address: 3810 Mount Pleasant Drive
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00337 [image dimensions 14.3 cm x 18.5 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph.

Rockland is a fine example of a Federal style villa situated just above Mt. Pleasant in Fairmount Park.  Since being built in 1810 by prominent Philadelphia merchant George Thomson, it has witnessed the calm uneventful existence of family life. It was bought in 1816 by Isaac C. Jones who lived there with his family until the estate was taken for park purposes. In 2002 the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia established  Rockland as its new home and, with the Fairmount Park Preservation Trust, completed its restoration in 2005.

http://www.fairmountpark.org/RocklandMansion.asp

Source: http://www.philanalysis.org/rockland-mansion.html


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.985806
Geocode Longitude:-75.199794

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Thomson, George, -1824
Jones, Isaac C.