Philadelphia, PA

This drawing by Peter Cooper ca. 1720 is the first known picture of the Philadelpha riverfront in the area of Penn's Landing. (2)

Immigrants [an error occurred while processing this directive] and Samuel Good arrived here in 1727 on the Molly, and Peter's son [an error occurred while processing this directive] arrived here in 1732 on the Samuel.

Penn's Landing

Photo 2007 Sep 22 (4)

Penn's Landing is the little white dot near the foot of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.


1. Lillian Ione Rhoades, The Story of Philadelphia (American Book Company, 1900). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 7).

2. Barra Foundation, Philadelphia: A 300 Year History (W. W. Norton & Co., 1982). This image from the dust cover of this book is the earliest known picture of the Philadelphia riverfront.

3. "," (Independence Hall Assoc., 2007; accessed 2007 Nov 9).

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