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Henry George

 
 
Henry George Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Henry George Marker
Inscription. The famous American economist was born here, September 2, 1839. His book "Progress and Poverty" sold in the millions. Tax socially produced land values, he urged, instead of individually produced labor and capital. He died 1897 in New York
 
Erected 1984 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.651′ N, 75° 9.491′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S. 10th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 413 S. 10th Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Whipper (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob C. White Jr. (about 400 feet away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Banneker Institute (about 500 feet away); Engine Company No. 11 (about 600 feet away); Pennsylvania Hospital (about 700 feet away); Robert Mara Adger (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frances E.W. Harper (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Henry George - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Henry George birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. Henry George birthplace
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 16 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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