Above is an interactive map that shows many of the locations in and around Philadelphia to which the family who inhabited Wyck contributed. The Wistar-Haines family of Wyck was involved in the beginnings of many of Philadelphia’s oldest organizations such as Eastern State Penitentiary, the American Philosophical Society, and the Academy of Natural Sciences.

CLICK around on different location icons to learn how different generations of the family were involved throughout Philadelphia’s history!

This map was created by Julia Lee, a student at Temple University, as part of the Cultural Fieldwork Initiative during the Fall semester of 2017.