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

Historic Site in Journalism

Cyrus H. K. Curtis

 
 
Historic Site in Journalism Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Historic Site in Journalism Marker
Inscription. Who was a major magazine publisher, here he founded the Ladies Home Journal in 1883 and rejuvenated the Saturday Evening Post as a magazine of national influence
 
Erected 1978 by Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.
 
Location. 39° 56.887′ N, 75° 9.067′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Street. Click for map. 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. Welcome to Washington Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Moon Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Many American Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Penn's Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capital City (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fashionable Promenade (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Street Prison (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
The Curtis Publishing Company image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. The Curtis Publishing Company
 Cyrus Herman Kotzschmer Curtis at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
The Curtis Publishing Company founded 1883 image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. The Curtis Publishing Company founded 1883
The Saturday Evening Post
Ladies' Home Journal
Jack and Jill
Holiday
American Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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