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Catalog Number 1975.2.1
Object Name Book
Author Horace Mather Lippincott
Title A Narrative of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia with some account of Springfield, Whitemarsh and Cheltenham Townships in Montgomery County Pennsylvania
Publisher Old York Road Publishing Company
Date of Publication 1948
Place of Publication Jenkintown, PA
Summary Springfield Township/Whitemarsh Township/Cheltenham/ TownshipPhiladelphia Horse Show (p. 76-78 also)/Park House (burned 1877) (also page 81)/Reuben Sands/John Casper Weiss/Wissahickon Inn/the Eldon resort hotel (p. 75 also)/ George Simpson/Dr. and Mrs. Lane/ Mr. Cushing/Mr. Griffith/Chestnut Hill east train station/Harmony School house (p.18-19)/Maple Lawn Inn/Matthias Bush/General Howe/Kreibel farm house/Thomas Williams, Richard Magee who kept the Railroad House/Reading Company round house where locomotives turned around/William Whittem (also page 87)/Heydricks Iron Ore Pits near Enfield (p.20, see photos)/Home for Consumptives (p.27-28)/Springside School/Miss Katrine Zara's school (p.35)/Cricket /Philadelphia Cricket Club (p.73-75)/Golf (p.76.)/Water tower/ Bethesda Children's Home (Bethesda Christian Home for Boys and Girls)/ perpetual motion machine (p.80-81)/Christian Hall Library (p.83)/Richard Vaux/ John and Lydia Morris (p.86)/Miss Huston's store (p.87)/Quarry on Mermaid Lane (p.90)/
Horsecars and trolleys (p.91)/Richard Wistar/ Andorra Nursery/ William Harper/ Yates Nursery (p.115)
Physical Description 190 p., ill. (with photographs)
Notes Philadelphia Horse Show (p. 76-78 also), Park House (burned 1877) (also page 81), Reuben Sands, John Casper Weiss, Wissahickon Inn, the Eldon resort hotel (p. 75 also), George Simpson, Dr. and Mrs. Lane, Mr. Cushing, Mr. Griffith, Chestnut Hill east train station, Harmony School house (p.18-19).

Maple Lawn Inn, Matthias Bush, General Howe, Kreibel farm house, Thomas Williams, Richard Magee who kept the Railroad House, Reading Company round house where locomotives turned around, William Whittem (also page 87), Heydricks Iron Ore Pits near Enfield (p.20, se photos).

Home for Consumptives (p.27-28)
Springside School, Miss Katrine Zara's school (p.35).
Cricket , Philadelphia Cricket Club (p.73-75).
Golf (p.76.)
Water tower, Bethesda Children's Home (Bethesda Christian Home for Boys and Girls), perpetual motion machine (p.80-81).
Christian Hall Library (p.83).
Richard Vaux, John and Lydia Morris (p.86).
Miss Huston's store (p.87).
Quarry on Mermaid Lane (p.90).
Horsecars and trolleys (p.91).
Richard Wistar, Andorra Nursery, William Harper, Yates Nursery (p.115).