“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Historical Society of Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. Among the oldest of its kind in the nation, the special collections library holds many of the nationís important founding documents. Founded by prominent citizens in 1824 and located here since 1884, it traces Americaís history from the 17th century to the present.
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.884′ N, 75° 9.757′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Locust Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Century Guild (a few steps from this marker); Philadelphia Sketch Club (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Still (about 600 feet away); Meta V.W. Fuller (about 600 feet away); Union League of Philadelphia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oldest Photograph (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wanamaker (1838-1922) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louis I. Kahn (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. 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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