Monthly Archives: April 2014

Report on the 2012 West Shipyard Dig is Posted on the Web

I’ve finally found the final report on the 2012 dig: http://issuu.com/pennadmin/docs/west_shipyard_final_3-13 It is possible to view the document and also to download a PDF file. Advertisements

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There’s Much that We Know (and much we do not) about that Tavern: the Penny Pot

The “Penny Pott House” is portrayed in the earliest known painting of Philadelphia—the first known painting of any American city, for that matter!    A man assumed to be a sign painter, Peter Cooper, painted a fanciful rendering of the … Continue reading

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