model of the Philadelphia Packet Ship 'Shenandoah'
The packet ship Shenandoah was built in 1840 by John Vaugn
& Son at Philadelphia, Pa. for Thomas P. Cope & Son, better
known as the Cope Line. Wealthy Philadelphia Quakers, the Copes
transported about 60,000 passengers—mostly Irish immigrants—from
Liverpool to Philadelphia from 1820-1870. More