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5434 Germantown Ave., home of Jno. Ashmead, father of Capt.. Albert Ashmead. [graphic].

5450 Germantown Ave. Supposed built in 1790, by one Morgan. Thomas Armat lived there from 1807 till his death in 1831. [graphic].

Cedar Grove, Harrowgate Road, Kensington. Elizabeth Coates Paschall built the original portion in 1748. Newer part built in 1799. Its last occupant & owner was John T. Morris, who died about 1916. [graphic].

Front of Wm. Wynn Wister House, 5140 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

5267 [sic] Germantown Ave. I have no record of when it was built. Anthony Gilbert, a blacksmith, renowned for his strength, lived there in 1809. It is next door above "Grumblethorp." [graphic].

Old farm building on the Pastorius Estate, back of the n.e. cor. of the Methodist Church at corner of Germantown Ave. & High Street. [graphic].

Pastorius Estate. Building on the estate. [graphic].

Keyser House, 6205 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

Andalusia, Bensalem Township, Bucks Co., Pa. John Craig, a merchant, bought the tract of land in 1794 & his wife designed the house. Nicholas Biddle married their daughter & Andalusia became his residence. Charles Biddle now occupies it. [graphic].

Andalusia, back door [sic]. [graphic].

N. W. cor. Germantown Ave. & Logan St. Probably the Wachsmuth-Henry House, built 1760. [graphic].

Church of the Advocate, (South Memorial), 18th & Diamond Sts. [graphic].

Church of the Advocate. Interior, showing pulpit. [graphic].

Church of the Advocate. Interior, N. transept, Phila. [graphic].

The Ivy, Old York Road at Church Road, Ogontz. Oldest part built by Richard Wall in 1682. He came from Cheltenham, England in that year. It was one of the very earliest meeting houses in Philada. County & the only one now standing. [graphic].

The Ivy, pump and fireplace (now occupied by Mrs. Joseph Bosler) [graphic].

5140 Germantown Ave. The "Cory" or Crows' Nest. Wm. Wynn Wister's Place. Gilbert Stewart lived there from 1796 to 1800. He painted Washington's portrait in the barn, which is not now standing. [graphic].

5214 Germantown Ave. The Hacker House. Site of the British encampment during the Battle of Germantown. [graphic].

5218 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

5222 Germantown Ave., Endt-Hansberry House. Theobald Endt, clockmaker owned it in 1766. [graphic].

John Bechtel House, 5226 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

5300 Germantown Ave., N.W. cor. Queen Lane. [graphic].

5430 Germantown Ave. Home of Captain Albert Ashmead of the American Army. [graphic].

[Stamper - Bingham - Blackwell House, 224 Pine Street.] [graphic].

[St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church, S.W. corner of 3rd & Pine Streets, Philadelphia.] [graphic].

Shoemaker or Rock Hill, 347 E. Penn St., possibly the oldest house in Germantown. [graphic].

Carlton, in lower part of Germantown. Built by Henry Hill. Year not known. Burned in the Revolutionary War in 1777. Rebuilt by Hill, it is said, in 1780. Now occupied by Mrs. Newhall, cor. Stokley St. & Midvale Ave. [graphic].

4518 & 4520 Germantown Ave. Neglee House. When built, uncertain, but Jas. Logan lived in it while Stenton was being built, 1727-1734. [graphic].

Loudoun, 4650 Germantown Ave., built by Thos. Armat. occupied in 1920 by Mr. Albanus Chas. Logan & Miss Maria D. Logan. [graphic].

Loudoun, 4650 Germantown Ave. [graphic].

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

Toland House, 4810 Germantown Ave., built in 1734. At time of Battle of Germantown was home of Geo. Miller, an officer in the American Army, whose wife was forced to bake bread for British. Hotchkin says interior very interesting. Open stairway. Franklin

Upsala doorway. [graphic].

[Upsala, 6430 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia.] [graphic].

Merion Meeting House, blt 1682 [sic], attended by Wm. Penn. [graphic].

Merion Meeting House. [graphic].

Genl. Wayne Tavern, Montgomery Pike. [graphic].

Merchants' Exchange. [graphic].

Rose Tree Inn, near Media, Pa. [graphic].

Penn Rhyn. Built by Abraham Bickley in 1744 & enlarged in 1782. In the stable is still preserved the coach he imported from England. The house is now occupied by Thomas Mitten. It is now owned by Mrs. (Joseph R.?) Drexel, to whom it descended by the Bickl

Castle of the State in Schuylkill. Built 1732. Present Governor Hon. Willis Martin. Famous for historical Fish House Punch. [graphic].

Pennypacker Mansion, on Perkioman Creek, near Schwenksville, Montg. Co., Pa. Built about 1747 (not later) by Hans Joest Heijt. Washington made his headquarters in the mansion after the Battle of the Brandywine. [graphic].

Pennypacker place, near Schwenksville. [graphic].

[Byberry Friends' Meeting House.] [graphic].

Newtown Meeting, Newtown, Pennsylvania, built 1711. [graphic].

Jonathan Evans' House, 322 Union Street, now DeLancey. [graphic].

David Rittenhouse home. [graphic].

Star Gazers' Stone about 9 miles west of West Chester, Pa. West of Country Home. [graphic].

Tablet concerning Star Gazer's Stone. [graphic].

Star Gazer's Stone. [graphic].