Elfreth's Alley [picture] : between Front and Second street, north of Arch street

Located in the heart of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood, Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark and the nation's oldest residential street. The 18th century homes are still private residences and owners welcome the public annually to visit them to capture their history f...

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Language:English
Published: Philadelphia, PA : K.F. Lutz, c1939.
Edition:"No. 140"
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Summary: Located in the heart of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood, Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark and the nation's oldest residential street. The 18th century homes are still private residences and owners welcome the public annually to visit them to capture their history from colonial times to the present. The Elfreth's Alley Association and residents work with the Philadelphia Historical Commission to preserve the uniqueness of this historically rich neighborhood.
Item Description: Title from verso caption.
Recto caption: Philadelphia, Elfreth's Alley.
From blurb on the verso: A street of Colonial buildings with charming doors and windows occupied continuously for 200 years. They retain the interesting character and simplicity of old Philadelphia. The word 'alley' once carried the flavor of a polite residential section. Many persons prominent in history resided here. The interior of No. 115 'The Hearthstone' is open to visitors."
Physical Description: 1 postcard : ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.