Residence of Ex. Mayor Powell [Samuel Powel] watercolor

Row of residences; various colored brick facades.  Located at 224 South 3rd Street is the home of Samuel Powel (1738-1793), who served as Mayor of Philadelphia from 1775-76 and 1789-90.  The house was built in 1765 by Charles Stedman and Powel later added particular embellishments, includi...

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Main Author: David Johnston Kennedy, 1816-1898 (Creator)
Collection:David J. Kennedy watercolors (#V61)
Dimensions:33 x 22 cm
Location:244 South 3rd Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
Call Number:K: 3-7
Box Number:Box 3/1-31
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Public Domain
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/1596
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Summary: Row of residences; various colored brick facades.  Located at 224 South 3rd Street is the home of Samuel Powel (1738-1793), who served as Mayor of Philadelphia from 1775-76 and 1789-90.  The house was built in 1765 by Charles Stedman and Powel later added particular embellishments, including carved woodwork and ornate plaster ceilings.  George and Martha Washington notably resided next door to Powel's residence from November 1781 to March 1782 before residing in the President's House at 5th and Market Streets during Washington's presidency.