- Philadelphia is filled with huge and impressive fountains, many of which were sponsored by the Philadelphia Fountain Society. (Which may or may not be a mysterious cult, because I cannot find much online information about this society.)
- Philadelphia's more popular fountains were large affairs designed by famous artists (like Calder and Lipchitz).
- I do not have many more facts about this particular topic because I just really wanted to share with you the fountain below.
|3rd between South and Bainbridge|
In the winter the fountain above is easy to miss, snow covered and weathered. But it has an endearing inscription: For Our Gentle Friends.
this book - though there is no guarantee that this fountain is in it.
- There are other small fountains spread throughout the city dedicated to animals. There is a horse trough on 3rd and Arch "Presented by a Lady" with the words, "Give Us Water That We May Drink" emblazoned on it.