Fever Tour Resources

PHILADELPHIA DOCKS AND THE DELAWARE RIVER:

A Brief History of Philadelphia
http://www.ushistory.org/philadelphia/philadelphia.html

History of Philadelphia’s Port
http://www.philaport.com/history.htm

Dock Street
http://www.ushistory.org/philadelphia/street_dock.htm

Who moved and lived in Philadelphia during the 18th century
http://genealogy.about.com/library/authors/uchumphreyc.htm

Description of 18th Century Philadelphia
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/becomingamer/growth/text2/philadelphiadescriptions.pdf 

Late 18th Century Philadelphia, Block by Block
http://mysite.verizon.net/handworn/dirmain.html 

A Short History of Philadelphia 
http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/faculty/hodgson/courses/city/philadelphia/PHILHISTORY.html#chapter 3

William Penn and German Immigration
http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/colonial_america_retired/32260/2

William Penn's Holy Experiment
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/people/william-penn.html

German and Irish Immigration in Colonial Philadelphia
http://www.jstor.org/pss/987044

Some Facts about the Early History of Philadelphia
http://www.examiner.com/history-in-philadelphia/some-facts-about-the-early-history-of-philadelphia-and-the-early-development-of-the-city

The Jews in Colonial Philadelphia
http://www.philadelphia-reflections.com/blog/1151.htm

Map of Historic Philadelphia in the Late 1700s
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/map/

An Examination of Philadelphia's Early Waterfront
http://www.phillyarchaeology.org/reports/pdf/HertzLot.pdf 

18th Century Records of the Port of Philadelphia (find out what goods came here and from where)
http://phillyseaport.org/images/Archives/18th%20Century%20archival%20records%20re%20Port%20of%20Phila.pdf

Yellow Fever and the Docks
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/yellowfever.htm

CHRIST CHURCH:

Christ Church
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/christ-church.htm

History of Christ Church
http://www.christchurchphila.org/Historic_Christ_Church/Burial_Ground/History/96/

The Building of Christ Church
http://www.christchurchphila.org/Historic_Christ_Church/Church/Scholarly_Articles/The_Building_of_Christ_Church/160/

Robert Smith and Christ Church
http://www.ushistory.org/people/arch_smith.htm 

Christ Church Burial Ground
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/christ-church-burial-ground.htm

FRANKLIN COURT AND PRINT SHOP:

Franklin House, Print Shop and Postal Office
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/franklin-court.htm

Post Office
http://www.ushistory.org/Franklin/philadelphia/postoffice.htm

Franklin's Remake of the Colonial Postal System
http://www.pbs.org/benfranklin/l3_world_letters.html

Biography of Benjamin Franklin
http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/index.htm

Life of Benjamin Franklin from A to Z
http://www.pbs.org/benfranklin/

Biography of Franklin
http://www.history.com/topics/benjamin-franklin

Franklin Remixed: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
http://www.franklinremixed.com/?cat=8

INDEPENDENCE HALL:

Independence Hall
http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/index.htm

Declaration of Independence
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/index.htm

Graff House (Where declaration of Independence was signed)
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/declaration-house.htm

Charles Wilson Peale
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/447894/Charles-Willson-Peale

Rembrandt Peale
http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/bios/Peale__Rembrandt.html

The Peale Family
http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/1aa/1aa124.htm

WASHINGTON SQUARE:

Washington Square
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/washington-square.htm

Ghosts of Washington Square
http://www.delcoghosts.com/wash_square.html 

William Penn Plans the City
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~cap/penn/pnplan.html

William Penn and American Liberty
http://www.quaker.org/wmpenn.html 

Brief History of William Penn
http://www.ushistory.org/penn/bio.htm 

Map of Historic Philadelphia in the Late 1700s
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/map/

African Americans in Fever Yellow
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p1590.html

The Story of Richard Allen
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p97.html

Richard Allen, an African American Identity
http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/spring97/allen.html

Portrait of Absalom Jones with additional resources
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3h85.html

PRESIDENT’S HOME & SLAVES:

The President’s House
http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/index.htm

Description of the President’s House
http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/history/quotes.htm

FAQs about the President’s House
http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/history/faq.htm

George Washington's Troubles with Slavery
http://www.historynet.com/george-washington-his-troubles-with-slavery.htm

Slaves and Slave Owners in Colonial Philadelphia
http://www.jstor.org/stable/987044

History of Slavery in Pennsylvania
http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/slaves/numbers.htm

Slave Passage Found Under Washington’s Home
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19100886

George Washington’s Slaves
http://www.blackagendareport.com/?q=content/philadelphia-story-george-washington%E2%80%99s-slaves-slept-here

Hercules-George Washington’s Slave
http://www.philly.com/philly/hot_topics/84718777.html

George Washington in Philadelphia
http://www.philadelphia-reflections.com/topic/136.htm 

PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL:

Pennsylvania Hospital
http://www.ushistory.org/tour/pennsylvania-hospital.htm

Facts about Yellow Fever
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/yellowfever/

Treatments for Yellow Fever in 1793
http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/~landc/2003/projects/projects2001/medicine/yellowfever.html

 A Historian's View of the Yellow Fever Epidemic Described in the Book "Fever"
http://bobarnebeck.com/children.html 

Philadelphia Under Siege
http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/YellowFever.html 

Biography of Benjamin Rush
http://www25.uua.org/uuhs/duub/articles/benjaminrush.html

Benjamn Rush and Yellow Fever
http://etcweb.princeton.edu/CampusWWW/Companion/rush_benjamin.html

Yellow Fever Breaks Out in Philadelphia (Oct.11,1793)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yellow-fever-breaks-out-in-philadelphia