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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Upper Providence (Delaware County, Pa. : Township)"

"Burnt Mills" and view on Media Park

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433G.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Back of card reads: "Thirty minutes by R.R. from Philadelphia. Media and Vicinity. Photographed by Samuel McMullin, Landscape Photographer, No. 1128 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia. Taken by request of James R. Cummins, Residence, Media, Penna." …

647-649 S. Orange St.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9063.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
This twin house is just south of the intersection of Ridley Creek Rd. and S. Orange St. The photo also shows a partial view of 645 S. Orange, on the left.

Beatty’s dam, on Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4048.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
Crum Creek Road is on the left.

Bland-Sewell murder, looking north on S. Orange Street, Media, Pa., at bridge over railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8111.jpg
Date: 1898 (circa)
Pete Bland murdered Samuel Sewell near the Media Train Station on July 16, 1898. Bland was never apprehended. Plate very dark.

Brinton's tomb

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8149.jpg
Date: 1901 (circa)
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899, his tomb in Media Cemetery.

Brinton's tomb

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8149-75.jpg
Date: 1901-10-24
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899, his tomb in Media Cemetery.

C. Frank Williamson Lumber Yard, Station Road

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5164.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Six or seven buildings, some look like dwellings. Sign reads: C. Frank Williamson, Lumber, Coal, Wood and Feed. Railroad tracks in foreground.

Cottage site on Media Park Avenue

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433F.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Back of card reads: "Thirty minutes by R.R. from Philadelphia. Media and Vicinity. Photographed by Samuel McMullin, Landscape Photographer, No. 1128 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia. Taken by request of James R. Cummins, Residence, Media, Penna."

Covered Bridge over Crum Creek at Palmers Mill

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08025.jpg
Date: 1920
See other photographs of Palmer's Mill.

Dam at Sycamore Mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08047.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Along Ridley Creek

Gas Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4084.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Exterior of the building, with workmen around door. Sign on door reads: "No admittance except on business."

Group of children near bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Ridley Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01311A.jpg
Date: 1930 (circa)
Left to right: Howard Mulholland, Cyrus Mulholland, Ann Mulholland, *Dot Sullivan (now Freeman), Sis Redding, *Dorothy Harvey (now Leonard, whose father took the photo), William Dutton Mulholland, Jr., and Arthur George Thorp, Jr. (* = only ones…

House opposite Media Park

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08026.jpg
Date: 1908 (circa)
"Red Ink" photo, series by same photographer named for red ink used for writing descriptions on reverse side of similarly-mounted images. Frank Lees wrote that this house is now on what is known as the Upper Bank Nursery property. The property is…

Houses at Duffs, Moylan, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08003.jpg
Date: 1908 (circa)
"Red Ink" photo, series by same photographer named for red ink used for writing descriptions on reverse side of similarly-mounted images.

Idlewild Cottage, north side

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5052.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and on ground outside house.

Idlewild Cottage, west end

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5174-1.jpg
Date: 1897 (circa)
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and in yard.

Idlewild Cottage, west end

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5174-2.jpg
Date: 1897 (circa)
Designed by Frank Furness. Potted plants on porch and in yard.

Irving grave, with flowers, at Media Cemetery.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8128.jpg
Date: 1900-1905
Media Cemetery identified as location from Mary W. Thorn gravestone in background. This grave could be for Henry Baker Irving (died 1900) or Laura E. Irving (died 1903).

June 1916. Concrete bridge over Ridley Creek at foot of property.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04050A.jpg
Date: 1916-06
This bridge carried Baltimore Pike over the creek at Palmer's Dam. View looking south at railroad bridge in background. Frank Lees Slide 1568. One of a series of photographs, possibly by same photographer or from same album. Date not certain.…

Looking across South Avenue

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01013G.jpg
Date: 1906 (circa)
A winter scene. This is probably in the hilly section of South Avenue south of the railroad tracks, in Upper Providence Township.

Lovers Lane, Idlewild Woods

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08019.jpg
Date: 1908
"Red Ink" photo, series by same photographer named for red ink used for writing descriptions on reverse side of similarly-mounted images. This is possibly the lane that one ran on the Park Avenue side of the Idlewild Hotel, which is now unused and is…