Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The birthplace of
the United States
Location. 39° 56.939′ N, 75° 8.999′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the north wall of Independence Hall behind the statue of George Washington. 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. John F. Kennedy (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Library of the American Philosophical Society (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Video Tour Inside Independence Hall. Join with the public in a tour of Independence (Submitted on February 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Independence Hall. "Independence Hall is, by every estimate, the birthplace of the United States. It was within its walls that the Declaration of Independence was adopted. It was here that the Constitution of the United States was debated, drafted and signed...." (Submitted on September 1, 2015.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings •
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