1898 06 05 PI Weathervane

June 21, 2012 | by Harry Kyriakodis

Here’s as drawing of the Indian Pole sent to me by Bob Skiba. Thanks! It’s an illustration from a June 5th, 1898, Inquirer article about the intersection where Old York Road began.

About the Author

Harry Kyriakodis Harry Kyriakodis, author of Philadelphia's Lost Waterfront (2011), Northern Liberties: The Story of a Philadelphia River Ward (2012) and The Benjamin Franklin Parkway (2014), regularly gives walking tours and presentations on unique yet unappreciated parts of the city. A founding/certified member of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, he is a graduate of La Salle University and Temple University School of Law, and was once an officer in the U.S. Army Field Artillery. He has collected what is likely the largest private collection of books about the City of Brotherly Love: over 2700 titles new and old.

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