Besides being somewhat adjacent Pennypack Creek, Ury House was just as close to Oxford Avenue, which was originally an Indian trail.
c. 1645 -- Ury House.
1683 -- Brauhaus Restaurant, with plaque stating Built in 1683.
1698 -- Trinity Oxford Church.
Oxford Avenue begins as a fork off of Frankford Avenue, which was also originally an Indian trail. Frankford Avenue begins at the Delaware River, just south of Penn Treaty Park, which was a New Sweden settlement circa 1645-1655.
Ury House -- context