Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 73

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Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 73

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02698
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 73
Historic Street Address: Broad & Diamond Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01176, top [image dimensions 9.5 cm x 14.2 cm]:

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.


Notes:

Item pdcc01177, bottom left [image dimensions 8.5 cm x 10.3]:

Half-tone reproduction of a photograph of the "Punch Bowl" roadhouse on North Broad Street near the junction with Diamond. In the late 1860s, the "Bowl", as it was known, became popular when people sat on its elevated porches to watch the horse-racing up Broad Street and out Lamb Tavern Road.

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

Buidling demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.984653
Geocode Longitude:-75.156956

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
F. Gutekunst, Photographers (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Photographer