Celebrating the Lenapehoking Watershed in Word and Map Last year on this day we published this post about a map depicting Philadelphia before European settlement, when it was part of what the indigenous people call Lenapehoking (Land of the Lenape). The map was created by Meg Lemieur, a Philadelphia artist, with help from Trinity Norwood,…
Image archive from the 1891 plan to pump Schuylkill River water into the City of Philadelphia via aqueduct.
Gritty and Phanatic, local sports mascots, were photoshopped into this picture of the flooded Vine Street Expressway after Ida came though the region, September 2, 2021.
Full title: Meadow Forest and Stream for Play Profit and Pure Water: being a suggestion for trhe use of certain neglected lands of the Tri-State District as parks, public forests, and water supply protection: by the Park and Public Preservation Committee of the Regional Planning Federation of the Philadelphia Tri-State District, April, 1928