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Haym Salomon

(1740 - 1785)

 
 
Haym Salomon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Haym Salomon Marker
Inscription. Financier of the Revolution. Came to America ca. 1772. Imprisoned by British, 1776 and 1778. Lived in Philadelphia, 1778-85; active in its Jewish community. A broker, he lent money heavily to support the war. never repaid, he himself died in debt.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.078′ N, 75° 8.918′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Hopkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mikveh Israel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Salisbury Franks (about 400 feet away); Christ Church Burial Ground (about 400 feet away); Chronology of Benjamin Franklin (about 400 feet away); The Last Resting Place of Benjamin Franklin (about 400 feet away); Promoting the Abolition of Slavery (about 500 feet away); The Executive Branch (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Haym Salomon - The American Revolution - NPS. (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Haym Salomon - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Haym Salomon at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 22 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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