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Arch Street Meeting House

 
 
Arch Street Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Arch Street Meeting House Marker
Inscription. The meetinghouse was built in 1804 on a burial ground granted by William Penn in 1701. It has been continuously used as a place of worship and center for activities of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) of the Philadelphia region.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.142′ N, 75° 8.746′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Arch Street. Click for map. The marker is located between 3rd and 4th Streets. 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. Friends Meeting (a few steps from this marker); Arch Street Friends (a few steps from this marker); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Betsy Ross House (about 300 feet away); Betsy Ross (about 300 feet away); National Funeral For President Washington (about 300 feet away); Benjamin Franklin (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Arch Street Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Arch Street Meeting House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 5 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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