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

Giovanni's Room

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
1. Giovanni's Room Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1973, the bookstore served as a refuge and cultural center at the onset of the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil-rights movement. The store provided resources to those working to gain legal rights for LGBT people.
 
Erected 2011 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.701′ N, 75° 9.677′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South 12th Street and Pine Street on South 12th Street. Click for map. The marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Banneker Institute (about 400 feet away); Jacob C. White Jr. (about 600 feet away); Standard Theatre (about 700 feet away); Meta V.W. Fuller (about 700 feet away); William Still (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Sketch Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
Giovanni's Room Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
2. Giovanni's Room Marker
Giovanni's Room image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
3. Giovanni's Room
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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