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

Pennsylvania Hall

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Hall Marker
Inscription. Built on this site in 1838 by the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society as a meeting place for abolitionists, this hall was burned to the ground by anti-Black rioters three days after it was first opened
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.246′ N, 75° 8.984′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 6th Street. Click for map. The marker is located south of Race Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralph Modjeski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Barrymores (about 500 feet away); Historic Burial Grounds (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (about 600 feet away); First United States Mint (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Smith Barton (about 700 feet away); David Salisbury Franks (about 700 feet away); Christ Church Burial Ground (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Pennsylvania Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 6 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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