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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Pittsburgh Platform

 
 
The Pittsburgh Platform Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 21, 2011
1. The Pittsburgh Platform Marker
Inscription. This defining document of American Reform Judaism was signed by eighteen rabbis at the Concordia Club near here, November, 1885. The 8-point statement encouraged ecumenical dialogue, emphasized the progressive nature of Reform Judaism, and identified Judaism as a religion.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 27.048′ N, 80° 0.1′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Avenue and Anderson Street, on the right when traveling west on Stockton Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hampton Battery Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Collins Foster (about 700 feet away); Timber Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Tablet Commemorates the First Visit of (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick J Osterling Office & Studio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Taze Russell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at the Priory (approx. mile away); Perry's Hall (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
The Pittsburgh Platform Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 21, 2011
2. The Pittsburgh Platform Marker

1. The Pittsburgh Platform Text. Jewish Virtual Library (Submitted on March 23, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Reform Judaism made its mark here. Historical marker unveiled on North Side to celebrate 1885 Pittsburgh Platform Thursday, October 11, 2007 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Article (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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