Elfreth’s Alley

What It's About

Named after Jeremiah Elfreth, an 18th-century blacksmith and property owner, Elfreth’s Alley is a historic street dating to 1703. It is a National Historic Landmark, with houses built between 1703 and 1836.

Found in Historic Sites.

three of the rowhouses on Elfreth's Alley

Photo credit: Susan Walker.

Getting There on SEPTA

Nearby Routes: Buses 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, and 48; Market-Frankford Line.

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