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Frank Furness

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Frank Heyling Furness (November 12, 1839 - June 27, 1912) was an American architect of the Victorian era. [1]

133 relations: Aberdeen, Maryland, Abolitionism in the United States, Alexander Cassatt, Allen Evans, American Civil War, American Institute of Architects, Amtrak, Athenaeum of Philadelphia, École des Beaux-Arts, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Baldwin School, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Station (Pittsburgh), Battle of Brandy Station, Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of Trevilian Station, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, Boathouse Row, Broad Street Station (Philadelphia), Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Cape May, New Jersey, Captain (United States), Caroline Furness Jayne, Centennial Exposition, Centennial National Bank, Century, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany (Philadelphia), Clement Griscom, Congregation Rodeph Shalom (Philadelphia), Daniel Pabst, Delaware City, Delaware, Delaware Historical Society, Dolmen, Dolobran (Haverford, Pennsylvania), Drexel University, Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Elwyn, Pennsylvania, Emlen Physick Estate, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Fairman Rogers, Fairmount Park, Fairview (Delaware City, Delaware), First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, Frank Lloyd Wright, Furness Library, G. W. & W. D. Hewitt, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Girard Bank, ..., Gravers station, Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, High Museum of Art, Horace Howard Furness, Horace Jayne House, Idlewild (Media, Pennsylvania), Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital, James F. O'Gorman, John Bellairs, John Fraser (architect), John Notman, John Ruskin, John Wellborn Root, Knowlton Mansion, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Lewis Mumford, Library Company of Philadelphia, Lotta Crabtree Cottage, Louis Kahn, Louis Sullivan, Manheim, Pennsylvania, Mark-Lee Kirk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McKim, Mead & White, Medal of Honor, Media, Pennsylvania, Merion Cricket Club, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Mount Airy station, Mount Arlington, New Jersey, Mount Desert Island, New Castle, Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Newport, Rhode Island, Northern Central Railway, Orson Welles, Peirce College, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Railroad, Petersburg, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Main Line, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Zoo, Pittsburgh, Provident Life & Trust Company, Reading Company, Reliance Insurance Company, Richard Morris Hunt, Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia, Robert Venturi, Ruxton-Riderwood, Maryland, Salve Regina University, St. Michael's Episcopal Church (Birdsboro, Pennsylvania), St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Philadelphia), Strasburg Rail Road, Sunbury, Pennsylvania, Terracotta, The Magnificent Ambersons (film), Thomas Hockley House, Undine Barge Club, Union (American Civil War), Union Army, Unitarianism, United States Army, University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, University of the Arts (Philadelphia), Upper Providence Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Victoria and Albert Museum, Victorian era, Wallingford station (SEPTA), Water Street Station, William Henry Furness, Williamson College of the Trades, Wilmington station (Delaware), Wilmington, Delaware, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Expand index (83 more) »

Aberdeen, Maryland

Aberdeen is a city located in Harford County, Maryland, from Baltimore.

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Abolitionism in the United States

Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.

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Alexander Cassatt

Alexander Johnston Cassatt (December 8, 1839 – December 28, 1906) was the seventh president of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), serving from June 9, 1899, to December 28, 1906.

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Allen Evans

Allen Evans (December 8, 1849 – February 28, 1925) was an American architect and partner in the Philadelphia firm of Furness & Evans.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American Institute of Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Athenaeum of Philadelphia

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, located at 219 S. 6th Street between St.

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École des Beaux-Arts

An École des Beaux-Arts (School of Fine Arts) is one of a number of influential art schools in France.

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École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts

The École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) is a fine arts grand school of PSL Research University in Paris, France.

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Baldwin School

The Baldwin School is an American all-girls independent school located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania in Greater Philadelphia.

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station – was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.

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Baltimore and Ohio Station (Pittsburgh)

B&O Railroad Depot was one of several railroad stations in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Battle of Brandy Station

The Battle of Brandy Station, also called the Battle of Fleetwood Hill, was the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War, as well as the largest ever to take place on American soil.

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Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg (with an sound) was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

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Battle of Trevilian Station

The Battle of Trevilian Station (also called Trevilians) was fought on June 11–12, 1864, in Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign against Confederate Gen.

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Birdsboro is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Boathouse Row

Boathouse Row is a historic site located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Fairmount Water Works and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Broad Street Station (Philadelphia)

Broad Street Station at Broad & Market Streets was the primary passenger terminal for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in Philadelphia from 1881 to the 1950s.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Bryn Mawr (pronounced; from Welsh for "Big hill") is a census-designated place (CDP) located across Radnor and Haverford Townships in Delaware County, Pennsylvania and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia along Lancaster Avenue (US-30) and the border with Delaware County.

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Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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Captain (United States)

In the United States uniformed services, captain is a commissioned-officer rank.

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Caroline Furness Jayne

Caroline Augusta Furness Jayne (July 3, 1873 – June 23, 1909) was an American ethnologist.

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Centennial Exposition

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

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Centennial National Bank

The Centennial National Bank is a historic building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Century

A century (from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated c.) is a period of 100 years.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Chambersburg is a borough in and the county seat of Franklin County, in the South Central region of Pennsylvania, United States.

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Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany (Philadelphia)

The Church of Saint Luke and The Epiphany is an Episcopal congregation located at 330 South 13th Street (between Spruce and Pine Streets), Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Clement Griscom

Clement Acton Griscom (March 15, 1841 – November 10, 1912) was an American shipping magnate and financier.

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Congregation Rodeph Shalom (Philadelphia)

Congregation Rodeph Shalom of Philadelphia, founded in 1795, is the oldest Ashkenazic synagogue in the Western Hemisphere.

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Daniel Pabst

Daniel Pabst (June 11, 1826 – July 15, 1910) was a German-born American cabinetmaker of the Victorian Era.

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Delaware City, Delaware

Delaware City is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.

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Delaware Historical Society

The Delaware Historical Society began in 1864 as an effort to preserve documents from the Civil War.

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Dolmen

A dolmen is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone or "table".

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Dolobran (Haverford, Pennsylvania)

Dolobran is a Shingle Style house at 231 Laurel Lane in Haverford, Pennsylvania.

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Drexel University

Drexel University is a private research university with its main campus located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Edgewood is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to the city of Pittsburgh.

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Elwyn, Pennsylvania

Elwyn is an unincorporated community located in Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Emlen Physick Estate

The Emlen Physick Estate is a Victorian house museum in Cape May, New Jersey.

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Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (27 January 1814 – 17 September 1879) was a French architect and author who restored many prominent medieval landmarks in France, including those which had been damaged or abandoned during the French Revolution.

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Fairman Rogers

Fairman Rogers (November 15, 1833 – August 22, 1900) was an American civil engineer, educator, and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the historic name for a group of parks located throughout the city.

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Fairview (Delaware City, Delaware)

Fairview is a historic home located near Delaware City, New Castle County, Delaware.

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First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia

The First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia is a Unitarian Universalist congregation located at 2125 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.

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Furness Library

The Furness Library, officially known as the Fisher Fine Arts Library, is located in Philadelphia on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, on the east side of College Green.

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G. W. & W. D. Hewitt

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg is a borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Girard Bank

Girard Bank was a Philadelphia based bank founded by Stephen Girard in 1811.

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Gravers station

Gravers station (formerly Graver's Lane station) is a SEPTA Regional Rail station at 300 East Gravers Lane at Anderson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Haverford School

The Haverford School is a selective private, non-sectarian, all-boys college preparatory day school, junior kindergarten through grade twelve.

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Haverford, Pennsylvania

Haverford is an unincorporated community located in both Haverford Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, US, and Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County, about west of Philadelphia.

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Henry-Russell Hitchcock

Henry-Russell Hitchcock (1903–1987) was an American architectural historian.

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High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art (colloquially the High), located in Atlanta, is a leading art museum in the Southeastern United States.

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Horace Howard Furness

Horace Howard Furness (November 2, 1833 – August 13, 1912) was an American Shakespearean scholar of the 19th century.

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Horace Jayne House

Horace Jayne House (1895) is an architecturally significant building designed by architect Frank Furness in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Idlewild (Media, Pennsylvania)

Idlewild is a historic building near Media, Pennsylvania, designed by the Victorian-era Philadelphia architect Frank Furness as a summer cottage for his family.

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Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital

The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, also known as Kirkbride's Hospital or the Pennsylvania Hospital for Mental and Nervous Diseases, was a psychiatric hospital located at 48th and Haverford Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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James F. O'Gorman

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John Bellairs

John Anthony Bellairs (January 17, 1938 – March 8, 1991) was an American author, best known for his fantasy novel The Face in the Frost and many gothic mystery novels for young adults featuring the characters Lewis Barnavelt, Rose Rita Pottinger, Anthony Monday, and Johnny Dixon.

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John Fraser (architect)

John Fraser (October 18, 1825 – December 26, 1906) was a Scottish-born American architect who practiced in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. His most significant surviving building is the Union League of Philadelphia (1864–65), a High Victorian, Second Empire gentlemen's club constructed of brick and brownstone.

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John Notman

John Notman (18101865) was a Scottish-born American architect, who settled in Philadelphia.

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John Ruskin

John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.

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John Wellborn Root

John Wellborn Root (January 10, 1850 – January 15, 1891) was an American architect who was based in Chicago with Daniel Burnham.

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Knowlton Mansion

Knowlton Mansion, also known as the Rhawn Residence, is a historic mansion in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Lansdowne is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States located southwest of the City Center of Philadelphia.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery

Laurel Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Philadelphia.

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Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic.

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Library Company of Philadelphia

The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) is a non-profit organization based in Philadelphia.

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Lotta Crabtree Cottage

Lotta Crabtree Cottage (1885-86) is a Shingle style house in the Breslin Park neighborhood of Mount Arlington, New Jersey.

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Louis Kahn

Louis Isadore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky) (– March 17, 1974) was an American architect, based in Philadelphia.

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Louis Sullivan

Louis Henry Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism".

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Manheim, Pennsylvania

Manheim (Pennsylvania Dutch: Mannem) is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mark-Lee Kirk

Charles Mark-Lee Kirk (May 16, 1895 – December 10, 1969) was an American art director.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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McKim, Mead & White

McKim, Mead & White was a prominent American architectural firm that thrived at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.

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Media, Pennsylvania

The borough of Media is the county seat of Delaware County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is located west of Philadelphia.

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Merion Cricket Club

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Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Middletown Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mount Airy station

Mount Airy station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station at 119 East Gowen Avenue between Devon and Sprague Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Mount Arlington, New Jersey

Mount Arlington is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

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Mount Desert Island

Mount Desert Island (MDI) in Hancock County, Maine, is the largest island off the coast of Maine.

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New Castle, Delaware

New Castle is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, six miles (10 km) south of Wilmington, situated on the Delaware River.

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Newark, Delaware

NewarkNot as in Newark, New Jersey.

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Newport, Rhode Island

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Northern Central Railway

| The Northern Central Railway (NCRY) was a Class I Railroad connecting Baltimore, Maryland with Sunbury, Pennsylvania, along the Susquehanna River.

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Orson Welles

George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.

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Peirce College

Peirce College is a private, non-profit 4 year college located in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania Railroad

The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Petersburg, Pennsylvania

Petersburg is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Philadelphia Main Line

The Philadelphia Main Line, known simply as the Main Line, is an informally delineated historical and social region of suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo, located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, was the first true zoo in the United States.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Provident Life & Trust Company

The Provident Life & Trust Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a demolished Victorian-era building by architect Frank Furness, is considered to have been one of his greatest works.

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Reading Company

The Reading Company was a company that was involved in the railroad industry in southeast Pennsylvania and neighboring states from 1924 until 1976.

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Reliance Insurance Company

Reliance Insurance Company, now officially known as Reliance Insurance Company, was founded in Philadelphia in 1817 and has undergone numerous corporate makeovers in the intervening years.

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Richard Morris Hunt

Richard Morris Hunt (October 31, 1827 – July 31, 1895) was an American architect of the nineteenth century and an eminent figure in the history of American architecture.

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Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia is a luxury hotel and residential complex in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Robert Venturi

Robert Charles Venturi Jr. (born June 25, 1925) is an American architect, founding principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, and one of the major architectural figures in the twentieth century.

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Ruxton-Riderwood, Maryland

Ruxton and Riderwood are unincorporated communities in Baltimore County, Maryland.

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Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy, located in the city of Newport, Rhode Island.

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St. Michael's Episcopal Church (Birdsboro, Pennsylvania)

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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Philadelphia)

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Strasburg Rail Road

The Strasburg Rail Road is the oldest continuously operating railroad in the western hemisphere and the oldest public utility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania

Sunbury is a city in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Terracotta

Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.

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The Magnificent Ambersons (film)

The Magnificent Ambersons is a 1942 American period drama, the second feature film produced and directed by Orson Welles.

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Thomas Hockley House

The Thomas Hockley House (1875) is a Victorian city house in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by architect Frank Furness.

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Undine Barge Club

Undine Barge Club is an amateur rowing club located at #13 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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Unitarianism

Unitarianism (from Latin unitas "unity, oneness", from unus "one") is historically a Christian theological movement named for its belief that the God in Christianity is one entity, as opposed to the Trinity (tri- from Latin tres "three") which defines God as three persons in one being; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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University of Delaware

The University of Delaware (colloquially UD, UDel, or U of D) is a public research university located in Newark, Delaware.

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University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.

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University of the Arts (Philadelphia)

The University of the Arts (UArts) is a university of visual and performing arts based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Upper Providence Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Upper Providence Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, located around and north of the borough of Media, and about west of center city Philadelphia.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Wallingford station (SEPTA)

Wallingford station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Wallingford, Pennsylvania.

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Water Street Station

Water Street Station is a former station of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Wilmington, Delaware, designed by Frank Furness.

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William Henry Furness

William Henry Furness (April 20, 1802 – January 30, 1896) was an American clergyman, theologian, abolitionist and reformer.

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Williamson College of the Trades

Williamson College of the Trades (formerly, "Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades") is a men's junior vocational college located in Middletown Township near Media, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.

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Wilmington station (Delaware)

Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware.

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Wyncote, Pennsylvania

Wyncote is a census-designated place (CDP) bordering North Philadelphia in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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6th Pennsylvania Cavalry

The 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry was a Union cavalry regiment during the American Civil War.

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References

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