Item: Bobby Evan's Hotel, Falls of Schuylkill, 1845
Record Number: 1576
Call number: K: 1-66
Box Number: 1/40-79
Reproduction restrictions: None
Painter: David J. Kennedy
Relates to: Bobby Evans
Address: East side of the Schuylkill River
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States of America
Date of View: 1845
Date of Item: 1897
View Format: Watercolor
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 28 by 20 cm.
Inscription text: Bobby Evan's's Hotel, Falls of Schuylkill, catfish suppers etc. etc. in 1845. This house is located about 150 yards east of the County bridge on the East side of the Schuylkill, and was a stopping place for all riding up the Wissahickon. D.J.K.
Now, in 1897, it is known as Tissots Park Hotel.
Inscription location: Front Bottom
Two-story brown building with a balcony on the second floor. Dense treeline in the background. Some people and a horse and carriage surrounding the hotel.
Exact address is unknown--georeference is an approximation.