Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 13

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 13

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Item No: pdcc02741
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 13
Historic Street Address: 4301 Germantown Avenue
Historic Street Address: Montgomery Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01240, bottom [image dimensions 11.2 cm x 18.2 cm]:

Shows a rutted country road with a building in the middle distance. Winter trees frame the scene. Picket fences and partial views of buildings are visible in the foreground. The General Wayne Inn was built in 1704 at the intersection of Old Lancaster Road (now Montgomery Avenue) and Meeting House Lane, Merion, Pa. Known in Colonial times as the William Penn Inn, the Tunis Ordinary and Streeter's Tavern, the inn was familiar to Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. After the Revolution, the hostelry was renamed in honor of General Wayne, who had lodged there.


Notes:

Item pdcc01272, top [image dimensions 10.5 cm x 18.2 cm]:

Shows a haycart being driven over a stone bridge, with houses in the background. The bridge spans a branch of the Wingohocking Creek, and was located in the vicinity of Germantown Avenue, north of Bristol & 18th Streets in the Nicetown section of the city.

Etching by Joseph Pennell (1860 - 1926).


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.019328
Geocode Longitude:-75.155370

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 - Artist