Daily Photo — “Birthplace of Old Glory (Betsy Ross House), 1900”
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Circa 1900. “Betsy Ross house, Philadelphia. Birthplace of Old Glory.” Detroit Publishing Co. glass negative.
(It’s amazing how the area looks nothing like this anymore. The Samuel L. Drake Building is now a very nice courtyard you enter to tour the house, and Berger Bros. is also gone. Here’s how it looks today from a similar angle. –NJB)
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