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Calvary Church, Manheim St. Germantown.

Germantown Town Hall postcards.

Wakefield Manufacturing Company. Hosiery. Germantown, Philada. County.


St. Vincent de Paul's Church, Germantown, Pa.


"Congress Hall" [graphic].

The house & home of Sam Morris [graphic].

Germantown Dispensary and Hospital, Germantown, Philadelphia.

[Exterior of unidentified residence, possibly in Germantown] [graphic].

First Congregational Church and parsonage, Germantown, Philadelphia.

Germantown schottisch

Christ Church Germantown Phila.

Poplar Grove. Residence of E.S. Richards, near Germantown, Penna.

Germantown Hospital postcards.

Wakefield Manufacturing Company. Hosiery. Germantown, Philada. County.

Centre Mission School of Christ Church Germantown.

[Unidentified building, probably in Germantown] [graphic].

[Janet Morris], Germantown [graphic].

[Elliston Perot Morris Jr., Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris] Germantown [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

Old house. Side of Boys Club Camp [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

[Elliston Perot Morris, Jr. and Marriott Canby Morris, Jr. riding a cart], Germantown [graphic].

Putting the shot, G[ermantown] B[oys] C[lub] playground [graphic].

[Thomas C. Potts and Helen Dickey Potts], Germantown [graphic].

[Elliston Perot Morris Jr. and Marriott Canby Morris Jr.] Germantown [graphic].

Old house [Negley house at Wayne Junction, Philadelphia] farther from R[ail]R[oad] than last house [graphic].

[Sarah Rhoads Potts and Janet Morris] Germantown [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

Old shagrag [graphic].

Germantown Academy from toward Green St[reet] [Germantown] [graphic].

Race & buttonwood trees, Little Wakefield, G[erman]t[ow]n [graphic].

Cottage & race on the valley above Wakefield place, [Philadelphia, Pa.] [graphic].

Ed. Strawbridge in buggy at their house, [Germantown] [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

Carnival at G[erman]t[ow]n Boys Club playground [graphic].

[Sarah Rhoads Potts and Janet Morris], Germantown [graphic].

2[25]th Anniversary parade in Germantown, [PA] [graphic].

[Exterior of unidentified residence, possibly in Germantown] [graphic].

School house, Library & Gymnasium, [Germantown] [graphic].

Side of old Wister House, [Germantown] [graphic].

Our Meeting-house from W. [Germantown] [graphic].

Old Concord School-house [Germantown] [graphic].

[Genesta], Fred Strawbridge in buggy, [Germantown] [graphic].

Liberty building, old graveyard & school-house from Jone's roof, [Germantown] [graphic].

Dogwood tree in Wister's woods, [Germantown] [graphic].

Race & foot bridge, [Little Wakefield, Germantown] [graphic].

Strawbridge's horse, Genesta, [Germantown] [graphic].

Bess standing by little magnolia tree near top of our yard, [Deshler-Morris House, Germantown] [graphic].

Airship over "American" building [graphic].

Stenton, the Seat of the Founder of the Loganian Library, A.D. 1728

House at foot of Neglee Hill just north of Loudoun. [graphic].

Wakefield – The “Hunt,"

Roberts' old mill postcards.


Vernon Park on Greene St.

One grand dash for the Union! : Germantown must be represented. Recruits wanted for Co. D, 3d Pa. Reserves Col. H.G. Sickel. (100 days service.) All bounties guarantied Head-quarters, Union League Room, Germantown / Captain Jno. Stanton, recruiting office

[[The]] Monestary [sic]. Built by Joseph Gorgas bt. 1746 & 1752.


[Vegetable cultivation at demonstration center at Little Wakefield, Germantown]

[Canning and preserving at demonstration center at Little Wakefield, Germantown]

Old willow, Vernon Park & a monument to commemorate Battle of Germantown.

Entrance to Jewish Hospital. Columns formerly in front of U. S. Mint, Juniper & Chestnut.

Vernon Park near Main St.

Soldiers' monument commemorating the Battle of Germantown postcards.

Little Sisters of the Poor postcards.

[Stenton, 4601 North 18th Street, Germantown]

Dannenhower's [sic] Dam in 1833. Near Shoemaker's Lane & Railroad.

Battle of Germantown Monument, Vernon Park.

Penn Street looking north, Germantown Pa. postcards.

Public library, Vernon Park.

Roberts' Old Mill, Germantown, Philadelphia.

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

Crowds on G[erman]t[ow]n Ave. waiting for parade [graphic].

Crowds on G[erman]t[ow]n Ave. waiting for parade [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

Wyck, Jane Haines' house, no. [blank] Main St. From Dr. Dunton's gate, [Germantown] [graphic].

Old houses 4222 & 4224 Main St. At Wayne Junc[tion], [Germantown] [graphic].

Carpenter Shop, Boy's Parlor, [62 Church Lane], from side opposite door, [Germantown] [graphic].

The old Wakefield house, [Philadelphia, Pa.] [graphic].

Unidentified building on Germantown Avenue [graphic].

Monument in Market Square, & Old church across from 5442 [Germantown Avenue], taken from 2nd floor window [graphic].

Market Sq[uare] looking uptown from Wom[en's] Christian Ass[ociation] pavement, [Germantown] [graphic].

Main St. depot from Wister's meadow, [Germantown] [graphic].

[Fromberger-Harkness House seen from second floor window, Deshler-Morris House] [graphic].

Soldier's Monument, Market Sq[uare], front view, [Germantown] [graphic].

Unidentified building on Germantown Avenue [graphic].

View from Parlor window down Church Lane, [Deshler-Morris House, Germantown] [graphic].

Market Square from Ebele's side door, [Germantown] [graphic].

Market Sq[uare] from under Eberle's kitchen window. [Germantown] [graphic].

Monument in Market Square, & Old church across from 5442 [Germantown Avenue] taken from 2nd floor window [graphic].

[Market Square Presbyterian] Church & Market Square from our front gate. Policeman Saddington in it. [Germantown] [graphic].

Soldiers monument from uptown side, [Germantown] [graphic].

Oldest house in Germantown. Cor[ner] Main & Johnson Sts. [graphic].

[Soldiers] Monument [Market Square] fr[om] up town, [Germantown] [graphic].

Wakefield Church from Main St. in front of Mrs. Adamsons, [Germantown] [graphic].

Town Hall from Rittenhouse St., [Germantown] [graphic].

Monument in Market Square, church & Harkness House. [Germantown] [graphic].

[Old Presbyterian] Church from [Charles W. & William A.] Schaeffers pavement. [Germantown] [graphic].

[Old Presbyterian] Church from Saving Fund pavement. [Germantown] [graphic].

Market Square & houses on E. side of it, from bank pavement, School L[ane]. [Germantown] [graphic].

Soldier's monument-Market Square, [Germantown] [graphic].

Soldiers Monument, Market Sq[uare] from down street, [Germantown] [graphic].

[Market Square Presybterian] Church from [Germantown] Saving Fund pavement, [Germantown] [graphic].

Old Presbyterian Church, opp. side of [Market] Square, from our front gate, [Germantown] [graphic].

New Soldiers Monument from up street. [Germantown] [graphic].

Houses N.W. corner of Main & Upsal Sts. (no. 5352 & 5354 Main St.) [Germantown] [graphic].

Carpenter Shop, Boy's Parlor, 62 Church Lane, front door, [Germantown] [graphic].

W[est] side of Main St. G[erman]t[ow]n from School to Church Lane taken from opposite Saving Fund [graphic].

Josiah Leeds' house, Wayne St., G[erman]t[ow]n [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

Crowds on G[erman]t[ow]n Ave. waiting for parade [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

[225th aniversary of Germantown parade, Germantown, Pa.] [graphic].

Harkness House & church across Market Sq[uare] fr[om Deshler-Morris House], 5442 [Germantown Avenue] [graphic].

Hood's Cemetery entrance.

Hood Cemetery, Germantown

Chew House, Germantown, Apr. 25/59, Battle of Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777.

Hood Cemetery postcards.

4821 Main St.

Wagner House, 4840 Main St., built 1747, hospital in Battle of Germantown.

Henry House, 1760. 4908 Main St. In 1828 bought by John S. Henry father of Alex Henry thrice mayor of Phila.

General Wayne Hotel, S.W. Main & Manheim Sts.

Conyngham-Hacker House, 5214 Main St.

5430 Main St. Home of Capt. Albert Ashmead.

"Wyck" Haines home, Walnut Lane & Main St., oldest house standing in Gt'n at this date.

Wyck, front bedroom.

Knorr house, N.W. Main St. & Walnut Lane, from pencil sketch on a visiting card, made in 1862.

Old Johnson House, N. W. Main & Washington Lane.

[[The]] Johnson House, Main & Washington Lane, built in 1768 by John Johnson. The doors & hall show marks of bullets in battle of Germantown.

Keyser House, 6316 Main St., subsequently owned by Elwood Johnson.

[Upsala, Johnson House. Main St. near Upsal St.]

Near Wakefield, Fisher's Lane.

Neglee House, 4518-20 Main St., built before 1750.

[Chew Mansion, Germantown, Philadelphia]

Chew Mansion, Germantown.

[Mitchell House, southwest corner of Greene Street and Walnut Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia]

Wayne Avenue, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.

Gentlemen's Club House, Manheim Grounds postcards.

Price Homestead, Ladies' Club House, Manheim Grounds postcards.

Henry House postcards.

Logan House postcards.

St. Luke's Church and rectory postcards.

[Oestmann's Hardware Store, Germantown Ave. and Coulter Street.]

Engine Co. #9, Germantown.

Elliston P. Morris Jr. Taken at [Deshler-Morris House] 5442 Main St. Germantown. By Martha C. Morris [graphic].

Morris House postcards.

Warner houses, 6021 & 6023 Main St.

Old Concord School House. Main St. Germantown, Pa. Built 1775

Wakefield, home of Thos. & Sarah Fisher. Built about 1795.

5261 Main St. Built by John Wister 1744.

Blair House, Main & Walnut Ln. Built 1775 by Dr. Wm. Shippen, occupied also by his son in law. Rev. Saml. Blair afterward President of Princeton University.

Mehl House, 4817 Main St.

Jacob Knorr House, 1760, 6307 Main St.

Staton Brothers, Stationery and Art Shop, Germantown Ave. and Coulter St., Germantown, Pa.

Germantown Academy, built 1760.

Doorway of Stenton.

Very old house, date unknown. Was used as home of sexton of St. Michaels Lutheran Church. 6669 Main St.

White Cottage, Gtn., Philadelphia.

Home of Anthony Gilbert, "the Strong Blacksmith."

Garden at 131 W. Walnut Lane with John Gagen, 1928 [graphic].

5450 Main St. Built 1790. Home of Thos. Armat.

5151 Main St. Home of Phil. R. Freas and first office of the Village Telegraph, later Germantown Telegraph.

Johnson House postcards.

Mennonite Church postcards.

Hokey Pokey Man.

Chew house, Germantown, 1867. [graphic].

Peter Robeson House in 1789. Ridge Road & mouth of the Wissahickon.


Macknett's Tavern. [graphic] : "It is picturesque," writes Mr. Watson; "it existed in the time of the revolution, and was then, and afterwards, the prominent tavern for visits of city gentleman. It is now owned by George W. Carpenter, and has no history."

[The house and farm of Thomas Godfrey on the corner of Limekiln Road and Church Lane, Germantown] [graphic].


The Rock House, [graphic] : So called, writes Mr. Watson, "because it rests on an exposed rock (large) situated at the junction of Shoemaker's street ("lane" in old times), and the rail road. It has no particular history, but is picturesque and ancient" /

Michael Billmeyer's house and printing office - his bookstore was in portion of the house nearest the eye - it was the next "place" above Chews place. [graphic] : Mr. Watson writes "It is a good one [to be photographed]." At its south end Genl. Washington

Engle's house [graphic] : Of this house Mr. Watson writes "The house of Engle's, a tanner, next north of the Town Hall. It marks a very superior house as the erection of one hundred years ago. It has no history". On the Main Street of Germantown. / Photog


Residence of Genl. Washington. [graphic] : This house, writes Mr. Watson, was once the residence of Genl. Washington, and before him, of Genl. Howe, and the prince youth afterwards King William (IX of Engd.), now Samuel B. Morris' residence, [lately decea

Old Washington Tavern, [graphic] : At the corner of Washington Lane and the Main Street Germantown / Photograph by Richards.

Chew's house, Germantown. [graphic] / Photograph by Richards.

Academy of Germantown. [graphic] / Photograph by Richards.

[Johnson House, 6306 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia.] [graphic].

6043 Germantown Ave. Centre of fierce skirmish during the Battle of Germantown. [graphic].

Parlor of Grumblethorp, showing chair given to Wister family by Count Zinzendorf, founder of Moravian church in Penna. [graphic].

Concord School House, built 1775, Germantown Ave. [graphic].

6019 Germantown Ave. Built by Daniel Pastorius. Also known as the Green Tree Inn. [graphic].

Cliveden. [graphic].

Grumblethorpe, back part of. [graphic].

6306 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

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