Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 36

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 36

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02661
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 36
Historic Street Address: 3817 Market Street
Historic Street Address: 500 Willow Grove Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01127, top right [image dimensions 10.2 cm x 13.0 cm]:

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]

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.195432
Geocode Latitude:39.956774

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Breton, William L. - Artist
Gilbert, George, active 1818-1836 - Engraver