Bucks County Pennsylvania Gazetteer

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The Blue Anchor Tavern

The Blue Anchor Tavern, Philadelphia

Located later at Front Street and Dock Creek (Dock Street), the Blue Anchor Tavern stood for more than two centuries and served as a place of hospitality and refreshment for ship captains, tradesmen, and the entrepreneurs of the growing city of Philadelphia. It’s original location in Philadelphia is different, however, and it’s history provides one of the first cases of eminent domain in America.

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