Workshop of the World

stories of industry in & around Philadelphia


District of Richmond,
incorporated February 27, 1847. Boundary: York, Belgrade and Norris Streets, Frankford Avenue, Hart Lane, Emerald, Westmoreland, Salmon and PIke Street and Delaware River.

Borough of Bridesburg,
incorporated April 1, 1848. Boundary: Delaware River, Pike Street, Point Road (Richmond Street) to Green Lane (Kerbaugh Street), Frankford Creek.

Richard Webster, Philadelphia Preserved (Philadelphia, 1976).

Bridesburg Bicentennial Committee, Ronald R. Gurczynski, editor, Bridesburg, Yesterday and Today (Philadelphia, 1976).

Maps, photos and captions of the riverfront in Bridesburg, 1910-1950. Jane Spector.