Neighborhood Photos

Abbington Cemetery??
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Postcard - American Bison in Zoo
American Bison in Zoo, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.

American Street
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Houses Along American Street
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Berwyn Train Station
Berwyn Train Station steps looking toward bank and drug store
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Berwyn on Lancaster Pike
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Boyleston Jackson Gossler Moving Van. He was the first to use the modern wheel, previously horse drawn horse trailers were used. He was my grandfather. Picture was taken early 1900s I suspect
Submitted by Kathryn Crist
Bryn Mawr Park
Submitted by Rosalie B.
The Catholic Total Abstinence Fountain, 1900
Fairmount Park
Submitted by Colin P. Varga, Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center
Cannstatters 1907
Sidelinger, 308 Arch St.
Submitted by Rosalie B.

Delaware River Bridge - Postcard
Connecting Philadelphia, Pa. and Camden, N.J.

The Delaware River Bridge is one of the World's largest single span suspension bridges.  Its total length is 1.81 miles.  The main span between the towers is 1,750 feet and is 135 feet above mean high water.  The towers are 385 feet high and the width over all is 125 ft.  The Vehicular roadway is 57 feet wide allowing six traffic lines with one high spped track on either side.  There are two ten foot footways over trolley tracks.
Charles F. Williams, Philadelphia, Pa.
Submitted by Rosalie B.

Corner of Girard & 2nd Street
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Postcard - Fountain in Water Garden
View of Fountain in Water Garden, Longwood, Kennett Square, PA, Near Philadelphia
Submitted by Rosalie B.
1100 block of Germantown Ave at N. American St
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Girard Ave at Germantown Ave
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Sculptor Herman Kirn with the statue of Archbishop John Carroll in Tyrol Italy
Submitted by Colin P. Varga, Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center
Postcard - Fountain on Parkway Showing Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul and City Hall
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Liberty Bell
1969
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Main Avenue
Berwyn, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Market St. West from 10th St.
Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Memphis Street
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti

Location Identified by Loretta Wallace
The double steeple church in the background is St. Laurentius Roman Catholic Church at the corner of Memphis and Berks Sts, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. The photo was taken by someone standing on the SE side of the 1800 block of Memphis Street, looking West.

Postcard - Penn Hill
Penn Hill, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.

Postcard - William Penn Statue, On City Hall Tower
The Statue of William Penn, founder of the city, Crowns City Hall Tower, 550 feet above the street level.  A circle of electric lights around the base of the statue is visible over 30 miles at night.
Charles F. Williams, Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.


Postcard - William Penn Statue Atop City Hall
Philadelphia, PA

This statue of William Penn, the great Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania tops the tower of City Hall, the largest municipal building in the country.
R. Ramsay Mebane, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.

Bayard Taylor's Tomb
Longwood
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Postcard - Valley Green Bridge
Valley Green Bridge, Wissahickon, Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Rosalie B.
Unknown. I believe the steeple in the background is St. Peter's at 5th St & Girard Ave
circa 1940s
Submitted by Dee Kaelin Maialetti
Postcard
Submitted by Rosalie B.