Harry B Yerger House, 113 W. Upsal Street

The images above show the Yerger House as shown in Handsome Homes, and a closeup of the 1899 atlas footprint of the house.


The above image shows a context view of the neighborhood of the Yerger House.

The Harry B. Yerger Residence on 113 W. Upsal Street was built sometime between 1889 and 1899. In an 1889 atlas, the land on which the house now stands was listed as belonging to Samuel Bradbury et al. Although the residence owned by Yerger and the neighboring residence appear identical in plan on the 1899 atlas, the 1911 atlas shows the Yerger residence as having extensions on the side.

Although the house is still listed as the Yerger Residence in 1911, Harry B. Yerger died in 1900, and the house remained in the posession of his widow.


Citations

[Page 13] Handsome Homes of Germantown, Mt. Airy & Pelham ... (Germantown: Germantown independent gazette, 1899).

Walter S. Bromley and W Geo., “Atlas of the City of Philadelphia, Volume 7, 22nd Ward,” Atlas (Philadelphia: G.W. Bromley and Co., 1889).

Walter S. Bromley and W Geo., “Atlas of the City of Philadelphia, Volume 7, 22nd Ward,” Atlas (Philadelphia: G.W. Bromley and Co., 1911).

Henry A. Hunsicker and H. M. Hunsicker, A Genealogical History of the Hunsicker Family (Lippincott, 1911)



Unkown author, format updated by Christopher Bechen, March 18 2017