Remembering Fishtown & Kensington

Philadelphia"s historic riverward neighborhoods
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Kensington (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History, Fishtown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Hi
Other titlesRemembering Fishtown and Kensington
StatementKenneth W. Milano.
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LC ClassificationsF158.68.K46 M55 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16488988M
ISBN 139781596294486
LC Control Number2008004623

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Fishtown is the easternmost triangle of the larger surrounding Kensington District, created out of Northern Liberties Township in The Kensington District, when created, had a northern border of Norris Street, an eastern border of the Delaware River, a southern border of the Cohocksink Creek, and a western border of 6th Street.The Native Americans called it shackamaxon, the place where the chiefs meet, but Kensington soon became a meeting place of a different kind.

Ideologies and demagogues, industry and entrepreneurs all came together in Kensington and Fishtown. Kensington was the epicenter of the American vegetarian movement, and a decade later the area's shipyards gave birth to the U.S.

Navy's first submarine.The author of several books and speeches, a friend gave me his cherished Remembering Kensington and Fishtown: Philadelphia’s Riverward Neighborhoods, which, of course, has lots of focus on my neighborhood and, even, my own block.