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From: Eugene Stackhouse <>
Subject: Re: [Phly-Rts] NW Corner of Broad and Callowhill St.
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 20:16:30 -0700 (PDT)
Three places to try: the Historical Society of
Pennsyvania, the Atwater Kent Museum, the Main Branch
of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
--- Diana Quinones <> wrote:
> My original question was...can anyone tell me what
> was at the NW corner of Broad and Callowhill in
> 1862-3? Thanks, Gene, I realize now it was
> I am trying to find out what hotel/tavern and liquor
> was on that corner since the tax record on the
> Internal Revenue listing on Ancestry shows a 4th
> rate hotel, and George LIGHTCAP paid taxes then on
> it and the liquor establishment to the tune of $150
> total for a year! I don't have any old directories
> or maps of that era here in AL to help me. Just
> current day from Mapquest! Wondered if it could
> have been Nelson's or another White Swan then?
> Diana in AL
> > Broad and Callowhill is downtown. Far from West
> Philadelphia.Broad St. is East of the Schuylkill.
> You need to get a map.
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