6109 Germantown Avenue
Robert Thomas House
Images available at GHS.
Three-story stone and stucco house. Demolished 1935.
- GHS: Box 11, env. 2, #84: "Thomas, Robert House, 6109
Germantown Ave. (Dr. Deaver's house, 6105, in background)" (print
from glass negative for "Spaces & Places" exhibit, 1980).
- GHS: Keyser, Naaman, Manuscript
Notes for v. 2 (north of Chelten), History of Old
Germantown, p. 50 (unpublished typewritten notes):
"6109 (Hotchkin, 5105)
Hotchkin says that this was formerly owned by John Leibert. For
many years it has been the home of Robert Thomas [born 1812], who
taught one of the first public schools organized in
Germantown...His school in Germantown was situated on Spring
Alley...The present owner of the property is Joseph Reiber."
- GHS: Photo Box 1, p. 109 (Collection of Edwin C.
Jellett): "House of Robert Thomas, formerly on east side of
Germantown avenue, above High street" (photograph showing front
and side of 6109, with 6105 visible to the right--same image as
found in Box 11, env. 2, #84 at GHS).
- GHS: Photo Box 8, env. 1 #4 Mermaid Club Meeting Places:
"Robert Thomas house w/Dr. Deaver's house at right" (photograph-
same image as listed above in Box 11).
- GHS: Photo Scrapbook 2(1), p. 112: "#6107. This is
the Robert Thomas House, which formerly stood above the Blair
house, (seen at the right) above Walnut Lane. Torn down in
1935." (text and same photograph
as the image listed above in Box 11).
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