Advertising Essington

Title

Advertising Essington

Description

In 1890, The Philadelphia Record ran a series of advertisements promoting weekend excursions to Essington. Described as "the new commercial town on the Delaware," Essington was beginning to open up for residential purposes as quarantine operations were coming to a close. The real estate agency promoting the sale of lots in Essington offered free boat and rail tours to Essington leaving from various places in Philadelphia.

Source

The Philadelphia Record

Date

1890

Format

Newspaper

Files

Citation

“Advertising Essington,” Schuylkill River & Urban Waters Research Corps Archive, accessed October 22, 2018, http://schuylkillcorps.org/items/show/93.

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