Eleven tracts of land established by William Penn in 1682 gave Roxborough its start as an important and vibrant neighborhood in Philadelphia. Early pioneers like Levering, Rittenhouse, and many others still shape the fabric of the current neighborhood. In 1854, the community was incorporated into Philadelphia with the Acts of Consolidation, yet it retains a small-town persona. With the Schuylkill River and Fairmount Park as boundaries, it is no wonder people have been making Roxborough, also known as the 21st Ward, their ...

Roxborough 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738575551

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Roxborough 2011, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531649920

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