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Baker’s porch

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4046.jpg
Date: 1890 (circa)
This is probably 333 W. State St., several doors east of Appleton's house at 341. See AP-8375. The Media 1900 Directory lists Hannah M. Baker at 333 W. State St.

Beatty’s dam, on Crum Creek

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

Brooke house, originally Hill farm house

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4049.jpg
Date: 1889
Location is approximate. Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 5, and captioned: “Residence of the late Mrs. H. Jones Brooke.” Also used in Media 1900 Semi-centennial booklet as one of Media's Original Farm Houses, belonging to John Hill. See…

Black store, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4050.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media", location found on this map. Also called Nelling & Sons Grocery and Dry Goods Store. Black and Nelling both owned property at the northeast corner of State St. and Veterans Sq.

Baseball game in progress

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4051.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895-1900
Probably in Media

Brooke, Washington St. house

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4052.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p.15: “Residence of Mrs. Nathan Brooke”. 400 block, W. Baltimore Pike. House still stands as of 2018

Brooke, Orange St. House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4053-1.jpg
Date: 1889
Similar used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 53. Houses at 449, 435, and 423 S. Orange still stand (2018) and were identical when originally built. 435 is the best guess for this photograph.

J. W. Cooper, at stone

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4053-2.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
Working in printing shop, probably the Delaware County American.

Appleton Christmas tree

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4055-1.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
The Appleton family Christmas tree.

Appleton Christmas tree

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4055-2.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
The Appleton family Christmas tree.

Cat John

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4056-1.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895-1900
Probably an Appleton family pet.

Cat John

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4056-2.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895-1900
Probably an Appleton family pet.

Christmas tree, Knight

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4057-2.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1895-1900
Probably in Media.

Miss May (or Mary) Curtis

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4058.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1896-11-20

Delaware County Court House and jail, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4059-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 8. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Chestnut Grove House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4060.jpg
Date: 1889-02-02
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 58. This later became the Colonial. This occupied property south of Jefferson St. and West of Orange St., above the railroad tracks just inside the Media borough boundary.

Catholic Church, front view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4061-1.jpg
Date: 1889-01-19
Full name is Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, or Nativity BVM, for short.

Catholic Church, side view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4061-2.jpg
Date: 1889-01-19
Full name is Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, or Nativity BVM, for short.

Horne clock

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4063.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Grandfather clock probably in photographer Stephen Horne Appleton's parents' or grandparents' house

Cutter, Charles and Dick

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4064.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1895-1900
Appleton's index entry, used as the title, leaves it unclear who (in this photograph of a man, horse, and horse-drawn vehicle, in a farm setting) is Charles, who is Dick, and if Cutter is a family name.

Charter House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4065.jpg
Date: 1889-02-14
Used In “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 13

Campbell A.M.E. Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4066.jpg
Date: 1889-01-19
This church stood on the south side of W. 3rd Street, between Orange St. and the former North Ave., now Broomall St. According to Frank Lees in From Media's Past (50), the cornerstone for the new church, at 3rd and Olive streets, was laid in 1930.