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Upper Darby in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sellers Hall

 
 
Sellers Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Sellers Hall Marker
Inscription. First permanent home in Upper Darby, built about 1684 by Samuel Sellers who occupied it with his bride, Anna Gibbons. Their son, Samuel Sellers, Jr., was the first of many family members active in mechanical and scientific pursuits. Birthplace of John Sellers, a founder of the American Philosophical Society. In 1769 he served on a select committee that observed the planet Venus in its passage across the sun.
 
Erected 1985 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.422′ N, 75° 15.705′ W. Marker is in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Walnut Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Darby PA 19082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham L. Pennock (approx. mile away); All U.S. War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rev. Isaac Leeser (approx. 1.7 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 1.8 miles away); Crystal Bird Fauset (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) (approx. 2 miles away); Paul Robeson (1898 - 1976) (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Hilldale Athletic Club (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers
 
Sellers Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Sellers Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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