Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Wanamaker (1838-1922)
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 57.058′ N, 75° 9.706′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on W. Market Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The store is now a Macy's Department Store. The marker is just ahead of S. 13th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Photograph (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William McKinley (about 500 feet away); Mother’s Day (about 500 feet away); PSFS Building (about 500 feet away); Ricketts Circus (about Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler (about 600 feet away); Swedish Settlements on the Delaware (about 600 feet away); Dutch Settlements on the Delaware (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . . (Submitted on March 27, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 30, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.