6026 Germantown Avenue
Wyck, the Haines House
John G. Bullock Collection (lantern slides):
- Top: number 63: "Wyck - March 1840 from
daguerreotype made by Prof. Walter R. Johnson"
- Bottom: number 62: "Wyck - front bedroom" (undated).
1982 National Register of Historic Places Inventory for
Colonial Germantown Historic District:
"(SWC Walnut Lane) Wyck, the Haines House, western section built
c. 1730; eastern section built c. 1700 and passageway between
sections enclosed before 1775; extensively altered 1824, William
Strickland, architect; west wing built before 1845, two and
one-half stories, stucco on stone with wood trim. Webster sites
Wyck as the oldest extant house in Germantown. It also served as
a British field hospital in the Battle of Germantown. (Webster,
p. 279 and Lloyd). --- Significant."
- GHS: Box 11, envelope 5: "Wyck, from Main St"
(photograph of original wash and ink drawing in John Richards'
sketchbook, p. 22).
- GHS: Handsome Homes of Germantown, Chestnut Hill, Mt.
Airy & Pelham (Germantown: Independent-Gazette, 1899), p. 29:
'Wyck', Haines House, Corner Main Street and Walnut Lane"
- GHS: Jellett, Edwin C. "Germantown Historical
Miscellany," pp. 305-317 (images and text).
- GHS: Keyser, Naaman. Notes for v. 2 (north of Chelten),
History of Old Germantown, pp. 38-40: "5933" (unpublished typewritten
- GHS: Photo Box 1, pp. 11-13 (photographs of door, garden
and interiork by Reuben Haines, 1904).
- GHS: Photo Scrapbook 6 "Germantowne 100 Years Ago"
(1955), compiled and presented by Blanche Day: nos. 54 and 55
(two photographs of Wyck and its gardens).
Campbell Collection, vol. 33, pp. 194-202: Wyck (photographs,
postcards and text).
Mutual/Green Tree Insurance Policy 12911 for Robert B. Haines,
Wyck, 6026 Germantown Avenue.
- HSP: Perkins Collection, vol. 61D, pp. 66, 68, and 78
Wyck no. 6026 (manuscript text
and photographic images of Wyck and its barn,
before and after Fielding converted it into a home).
Photo Collection, Box 43, Folder 3 Germantown Residences: "Wyck
(1690) 6026 Germantown Ave" (photograph of main house viewed in
the winter from the west with Blair-Button-Deaver House visible
in the background across Germantown Avenue).
Richards, John. Old Landmarks in
Germantown and Vicinity (wash and ink drawings):
- 29c: "Reuben Haines House, built by Dirk Johnson
1700" (house viewed from the street, including man with
a cane and woman with a dog)
- 30b: "Wyck"(front view).
- HSP: Shoemaker Collection, folios 10 and 18: Wyck
text, woodcuts, 1913 pamphlet, 1912 photo by Ph B Wallace).
Society Print Collection, Wyck (6026 Germantown Avenue) Historic
American Buildings Survey (22 pages include site and floor plans,
detailed drawings of woodwork, building facades and
- Hotchkins, Rev. S. F. Ancient and Modern Germantown,
Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler
and Co., 1889, p. 147-149 (text).
- Jellett, Edwin C. Germantown Gardens and
Gardeners. Germantown: Horace F. McCann, 1914, pp. 14 and
John G. Bullock Collection, numbers 59-64 (six lantern slides):
- number 59: "Wyck - Haines
Home Walnut La & Main St.
- number 60: "Wyck" (undated
view of front of house)
- number 61: "Wyck - front
- number 62: "Wyck - front
- number 63: "Wyck - March
1840 from daguerreotype made by Prof. Walter R. Johnson"
- number 64: "Walnut Lane W
of Main St. - Old Barn of Wyck altered into dwelling 2-18-1913"
Jenkins, Charles F., "'Wyck' One of the oldest homes still
preserved in Germantown, Written for the Garden Party at 'Wyck'
June 7, 1913, By Charles F. Jenkins, Germantown" (pamphlet, 12
pages with photos and text. See also Shoemaker, folio 10).
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