The Stranger's Guide to the City of Philadelphia

The Stranger's Guide to the City of Philadelphia : Containing a General Description of the City and Environs, an Alphabetical List of the Streets, &C., Public Buildings, Churches, Banks, and Other Useful Information, Views of Public Buildings, &C. Wit

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Excerpt from The Stranger's Guide to the City of Philadelphia: Containing a General Description of the City and Environs, an Alphabetical List of the Streets, &C., Public Buildings, Churches, Banks, and Other Useful Information, Views of Public Buildings, &C. &C.; With a New Map of the City Washington Square, extends from Sixth street to Washington street, 456 feet, and frim Walnut street to_locust street, 370 feet. This square was formerly Potter's Field, but is now laid out in delightful walks, and is planted with a variety of beautiful trees. It is surrounded by a' row of flourishing Linden trees, planted on a line with the curbstone of the street, and is also a place of general resort. Franklin Square lies between Race and Vine streets, and Sixth and Franklin streets. 'its extent from north to south is 632 feet, and from east to west 600 feet. It is also handsomely laid out in gravelled walks, planted with trees, and thrown Open to the public. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 8 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243139616
  • 9780243139613