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Old Bookbinder's Restaurant, 125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1930-1945

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Summary:Fireplace in Old Bookbinder's Restaurant, 125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1930-1945. Front caption reads: "One of our old historical fireplaces built of old cobblestones taken from the original Walnut Street pavement over which George Washington and his troops marched on their way to Valley Forge; also two old Revolutionary cannons and grist mill grinding stones." Back caption reads: "Philadelphia's oldest sea food restaurant situated on the site of William Penn's home, within ten minutes walking distance of most of the historical shrines in old Philadelphia among them Old Christ's Church, Betsy Ross House, and the Liberty Bell." Postcard number: 10 AT 1006.
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:Iowa
Place of origin – Settlement:Des Moines
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Philadelphia
Topical subjects:Restaurants
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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