Town Hall and Market sheds- Northern Liberties, 1883

As it looked in 1806.

Intersection of Second and Coats Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

This is an open street scene with Patterson's Church facing on Second Street which is divided by a brick market shed. There is a weathervane atop the shed. In addition to the street light (gas) there are numerous hitching posts. A work wagon is leaving the scene to the right. There are three male pedestrians. The trunks of the sapling trees in leaf at curbside are protected by green boxes.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.145 /evans/plc145.html
updated by BMC July 18, 2000