The Rittenhouse homestead, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1900.
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A black and white photograph of the original homestead.

Credit: Courtesy of the Historic RittenhouseTown

Its oldest section built in 1707 by Nicholas Rittenhouse, the Rittenhouse homestead is one of the oldest homes in Philadelphia and was the birthplace of David Rittenhouse, the celebrated clockmaker, astronomer, and patriot.

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