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Mathew Carey

(1760-1839)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Mathew Carey Marker
Inscription. An Irish Catholic who emigrated to Philadelphia in 1784, Carey was a prominent printer and publisher and prolific writer. He was an influential political economist and nationalist, promoting the purchase of American goods over imports, a strong central bank, and protective tariffs. He was a civic leader and a founder of the Hibernian Society (1793), which provided support and relief for Irish immigrants. His print shop was here, 1792-1813.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.019′ N, 75° 8.786′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 324 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Academy of Natural Sciences (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin's Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Privy Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mikveh Israel (about 400 feet away); Franklin Court (about 400 feet away); The History of Franklin Court
Mathew Carey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Mathew Carey Marker
(about 400 feet away); Anthony J. Drexel (about 500 feet away); Union Fire Company, (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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