“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)

Edward Drinker Cope

Edward Drinker Cope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Edward Drinker Cope Marker
Inscription. Internationally renowned vertebrate paleontologist and zoologist, Cope lived and worked here in his later years. He wrote many scientific papers describing hundreds of fossils & living animals and is famous for his long-standing feud with O.C. Marsh of Yale.
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.82′ N, 75° 10.603′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Pine Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100-02 Pine Street, Philadelphia PA 19103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2012 Delancey Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia Knights of Pythias (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Gordon Meade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens and Southern Bank (approx. mile away); John Page Nicholson (approx. mile away); Marian Anderson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alfred J. Reach (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Edward Drinker Cope - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 4, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Edward Drinker Cope Houses, 2100-2102 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Edward Drinker Cope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Edward Drinker Cope Marker
. Historic American Building Survey record for the Edward Drinker Cope Houses. Statement of Significance: Edward Drinker Cope (1840-1897) was an extremely important 19th century natural scientist whose work helped to create specialization and professionalism of American science. He held teaching posts at Haverford and Penn, did zoological studies at the Smithsonian and published aproximately 1,300 works. The houses are a typical example of 1870s Philadelphia townhouses located in a once fashionable area near the Center City. (Submitted on May 4, 2015.) 
Categories. EducationPaleontologyScience & Medicine
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 188 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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