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Betsy Ross House

 
 
Betsy Ross House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
1. Betsy Ross House Marker
Inscription.
This house where Betsy Ross
made the first American Flag
was restored to
its original colonial condition
through the patriotic generosity
of a
Son of the American Revolution
A. Atwater Kent
of Philadelphia
and was rededicated
as a shrine of American Liberty
on Flag Day June 14, 1937

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 39° 57.139′ N, 75° 8.679′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Arch Street east of N 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. Betsy Ross (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to the Betsy Ross House (a few steps from this marker); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Bustill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arch Street Meeting House (about 300 feet away); Friends Meeting (about 300 feet away); Arch Street Friends (about 400 feet away); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Betsy Ross House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Betsy Ross House Marker
Betsy Ross House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. Betsy Ross House Marker
Marker can be seen on the wall behind the fence.
Betsy Ross' Bedroom image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
4. Betsy Ross' Bedroom
Betsy in her Upholstery Shop image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
5. Betsy in her Upholstery Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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