Franklin

Little journeys around old Philadelphia / by George Barton ; illustrations by Frank H. Taylor.

Author/Creator:
Barton, George, 1866-1940.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Peter Reilly Company, 1926, c1925.
Format/Description:
Book
325 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Subjects:
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Description and travel.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Philadelphia (Pa) -- History.
Contents:
The charm of old Philadelphia
Gloria Dei Church
The home of William Penn
The ashes of William Penn
Where Washington worshipped
A shrine amid the skyscrapers
Where the Declaration was written
The real George Washington
Rare old Ben Franklin
The cradle of liberty
Old landmarks and modern progress
John Bartram's gardens
The romance of Peggy Shippen
Benedict Arnold in Philadelphia
The home of Stephen Moylan
The tragic story of Stephen Decatur
Philadelphia streets
The ghosts of Washington Square
Where Joseph Jefferson was born
The romance of Edgar Allen Poe
Along the Wissahickon
Edwin Forrest's life tragedy
Tom Moore in Philadelphia
Dickens and Little Nell
If walls had ears.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Ahenaeum has 2 copies.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 from Eli P. Zebooker collection.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 1 gift of the J. Lewis Crozer Library.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 1 lacks 4 plates.
Contributor:
Taylor, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1846-1927. , Illustrator
Zebooker, Eli P. , Former owner
J. Lewis Crozer Library. , Donor
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