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

Robert Patterson

(1743-1824)

 
 
Robert Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, June 27, 2015
1. Robert Patterson Marker
Inscription. Professor, chair of mathematics dept. and vice-provost at University of Pennsylvania, 1799-1814. Tutored Meriwether Lewis in navigation skills to prepare for Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1803-1806. Resided here.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.04′ N, 75° 9.333′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and Market Street, on the left when traveling east on 9th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Siegmund Lubin (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Cornelius (about 500 feet away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (about 500 feet away); Robert Bogle (about 700 feet away); Walnut Street Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wills Eye Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Declaration House (approx. 0.2 miles away); McClellan House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Education
 
Robert Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Robert Patterson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   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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