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Quaker School Site

 
 
Quaker School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Quaker School Site Marker
Inscription. In schools like the one that stood here in the 1700s, Quaker teachers educated all children and servants -- male and female, black and white.
Although Quaker influence over city and state politics declined steadily in the 18th century, their influence in education remained significant.
 
Erected by Independence National Historical Park.
 
Location. 39° 56.892′ N, 75° 8.843′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Chestnut Street. Click for map. Marker is near Carpenters' Hall. 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. Quaker Meeting House Site (a few steps from this marker); Carpenters' Hall (a few steps from this marker); First Continental Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Fawcitt House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Bank of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Franklin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Working-Class House in the Capital City (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationNotable BuildingsPolitics
 
Site of Quaker School image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Site of Quaker School
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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