Various views of Tinicum Township from over 100 years ago! Recognize anything?
August 3, 1900 – CHESTER TIMES
THE BOOKIES HAVE FOUND A GOOD THING Race Track Gamblers Playing the Game above Essington
The “Bow Creek Club”
CHESTER TIMES – February 26, 1901
ESSINGTON GAMBLERS ARE IN FULL SWING
Pool Rooms are doing a Rushing Business Every Day
Sports Have Their Parades
The Essington pool rooms are in full blast again and everything goes at that famous place for the gamblers on horseflesh.
CHESTER TIMES – August 11, 1904
AND CHILDREN DRUNK ON TINICUM ISLAND PICNIC
Investigation Being Made into the
Speakeasy Parties Conducted above Essington by Philadelphia Societies on
Sundays in Which Much Debauchery is in Evidence
Pay One Dollar and Be a Club