1777 MAP OF PHILADELPHIA

December 5, 2012 | by Harry Kyriakodis

From a 1777 map of Philadelphia, showing Pegg’s Run (a.k.a. Cohoquinoque Creek) rather prominently; Ridge Road is the diagonal pathway in the center left.

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.

One Comment:

  1. kate minardi says:

    want the area of Gray’s Ferry….

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