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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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