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Houseman Funeral Home Was Here During Spanish Flu Pandemic

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Houseman Funeral Home Was Here During Spanish Flu Pandemic

A funeral home was here during the Spanish Flu Pandemic, 1918-1919. It was operated out of the home of James Wilford Houseman, great-grandfather of Philadelphia Inquirer writer Frank Fitzpatrick. Bodies were stacked in it during the pandemic. See Mr. Fitzpatrick's article in today's Inquirer at pp. C1, C2.

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Location Name: 311 Camac Private Residence
Location: 311 South Camac Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19007, United States
Listing Category: History, Solemn Cyber Plaques
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 04-28-2020

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