More Information on Painting by Peter Cooper.
The South East Prospect of the City of Philadelphia. ca. 1718. John Test's Tavern — The Skales — is at the left side of the painting about half way between the middle and the left edge.

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Historical Highlights

Our cousin, Joseph Hewes was
One of the Founding Fathers

He Signed the Declaration of Independence

The 1683 Philadelphia Witch Trial

More on the Skales Tavern

Was John Test a Corrupt Sheriff?



Captured and Hanged
Rebecca Test Coppock's nephew was part of the raid on Harper's Ferry

New High Resolution Images of 1783 Quaker Anti-Slavery Petition


The 1774 Salem Quarterly Meeting Petition

Our Cousin Joshua Cope

Station Master on the Underground Railway

Read About His Purchase and Manumision of a Slave at The Slave Auction at Wheeling, Virginia

Robert W. Test
Columbus, Oh


The Fell Types are digitally reproduced by Igino Marini.

Since 1998