003-2-3 Northern Liberties District in the 1808 map

September 18, 2014 | by Harry Kyriakodis

The Northern Liberties District in Philadelphia and Vicinity, a 1808 map by John Hills, showing the military settlement of Campington and the town of Rose of Bath (Bath Town). Cohocksink Creek appears prominently; Pegg’s Run is also shown, though much straighter than it really was. From the Zebooker Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia.

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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