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Nicholas Biddle

(1786-1844)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Nicholas Biddle Marker
Inscription. The financier, statesman, & scholar lived here. President, 1823-1836, Second Bank of the United States, the nation's central bank. He also spurred the rise of Greek Revival architecture and edited the journals of the Lewis & Clark expedition.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.749′ N, 75° 9.202′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Spruce Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Spruce Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Spruce Street Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ayer Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Trinity (about 500 feet away); Old Philadelphia Congregations (about 500 feet away); Freedom is a Light (about 500 feet away); Reynolds-Morris House (about 600 feet away); First Republican National Convention (about 600 feet away); Mikveh Israel Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Nicholas Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Nicholas Biddle Marker
 
 
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