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Chestnut Hill Historical Society's Archives and Collections include a broad range of photographs, maps, and other materials that document Chestnut Hill's rich history. The slideshow above is a sampling of photographs from our collection.

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Naylor Collection

Between 1903 and 1910, John Naylor, from Chestnut Hill, created 125 black and white photographs of 80 properties. All his views were of houses in Chestnut Hill and Wyndmoor with the exception of two sites in downtown Philadelphia. Fifty-seven of these properties remain, and sadly, 23 have been demolished.

These 125 photographs may be viewed, along with descriptions of the properties, the architect and original owner when known, and an accompanying map. Click here to view the collection.

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