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Tomas Garrigue Masaryk

(1850 - 1937)

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Tomas Garrigue Masaryk Marker
Inscription. 1st President of Czechoslovakia (1918-1935). On October 26, 1918, he led a gathering of 25 delegates from 12 Central & East European nations at Independence Hall, and delivered the Declaration of Common Aims, a Declaration of Independence for these nations.
 
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.93′ N, 75° 9.052′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Independence Mall West (6th Street), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is between Chestnut and Sansom 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. Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Rights Demonstrations (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Tomas Garrigue Masaryk at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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