Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 80

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 80

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02808
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 80
Historic Street Address: Ridge Avenue & West Schoolhouse Lane
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01307, full page [image dimensions 17.5 cm x 22.7 cm]:

Depicts a rural landscape with a hay cart on a country road which winds around a wooden building with a backdrop of hills and tall trees. Also shows a man on horseback, two women strolling together and a woman and child. On the extreme right is a partial view of a hill fortification - Fort Dana -  built during the Civil War to help protect the city against Confederate attacks.

Inscribed on lower left margin: On Ridge Road & School Lane, Philad. On the lower right is inscribed: Hill fortified 1863-64.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.012192
Geocode Longitude:-75.201398

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler