80 Poquessing Creek Bridge

September 13, 2013 | by Harry Kyriakodis

This Library of Congress picture shows the 1805 Poquessing Creek Bridge, located at Philadelphia's northern boundary behind the Lincoln Motel next to Roosevelt Boulevard. The stone arch bridge is within Benjamin Rush State Park.

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. Edsel Duarte says:

    I want to learn history.

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