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Lemon Hill, Lemon Hill Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Lemon Hill, Lemon Hill Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA



Significance: A good example of a Federal style country house, now restored and open to the public. One of its first owners was Henry Pratt, a well known merchant and horticulturist. The house received its name from the lemon trees, which were among the many varieties of citrus trees grown on the property.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-264
Survey number: HABS PA-1010
Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72001151



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Platt, Henry
Kimball, Fiske
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
Price, Virginia B, transmitter


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.97073, -75.18721
Google Map of 39.9707282, -75.18720669999999


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