Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First United States Mint
The first United States Mint
First public building authorized by the United States Government
This plaque dedicated for the Bicentennial of the U.S. Mint
First Mint: 1792-1833 7th Street between Market & Arch
Second Mint: 1833-1901: Juniper & Chestnut Sts.
Third Mint: 1901-1969: 16th & Spring Garden Sts.
Fourth Mint: 1969- : 5th & Arch Sts.
Location. 39° 57.21′ N, 75° 9.108′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 39 North 7th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Smith Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Barrymores (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hall (about 600 feet away); Ralph Modjeski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Burial Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Pharmaceutical Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . History of the Mint (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.