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Capt. Charles Massey House

circa 1794

 
 
Capt. Charles Massey House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
1. Capt. Charles Massey House Marker
Inscription. Charles Massey's grandfather, Samuel Massey, an Irish Quaker, founded the family shipping company in Philadelphia in 1699. Charles' fleet of 20 vessels sailed to 76 ports around the world and his flagship, “The Globe”, made 8 voyages to China around the Cape of Good Hope, before she was retired from duty.

Charles Massey died in 1810.
 
Location. 39° 56.599′ N, 75° 8.79′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Pine Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 E. Pine Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Thaddeus Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Society Hill / The New Market and Head House (about 400 feet away); Tribal Chieftains (about 500 feet away); Queen Village / The New Market and Head House (about 500 feet away); James Forten (about 600 feet away); “A Man Full of Trouble” Tavern (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PersonsWaterways & Vessels
 
Capt. Charles Massey House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
2. Capt. Charles Massey House and Marker
Looking west along Pine Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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