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William Penn's Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:William Penn's Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1914. There is an inset portrait of William Penn. Caption reads: "This house was built by William Penn, A.D. 1682, believed to have been the first brick building in Philadelphia. It was the first State House of the province, and was moved to its present location June 2, A. D. 1883." Postmark date: July 17, 1917; Message included.
Provider:Post Card Distributing Co.
Curt Teich & Co.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Pennsylvania
Place of origin – Settlement:Philadelphia
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Philadelphia
Geographical subject – District:Fairmount Park
Topical subjects:Mansions
Penn, William, 1644-1718
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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