Philadelphia in 1768

Philadelphia in 1768 American History American Revolution Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs

Image of an engraving called Prospect of the City of Philadelphia, 1768 by George Heap under the direction of Nicholas Scull, surveyor general of Pennsylvania. 

From the U.S. Library of Congress we learn:

This is a view of the city of Philadelphia in 1768 from the Jersey shore, with a street map and an enlarged engraving of the State House and the River Battery.

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