Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Manuel Torres, 1764–1822.
As minister of the Republic of Columbia
He was the first Latin American Diplomatic representative in the United States of America
Tribute from the Government of Colombia and from Philadelphia descendants of his friends.
July 20, 1926.
Location. 39° 56.747′ N, 75° 8.899′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and St. James Place, on the right when traveling south on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Mary's (here, next to this marker); “The Place You Tread is Holy Ground-” (here, next to this marker); Honor the Immortal Dead (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Barry (a few Caspar Wistar (a few steps from this marker); Philosophić et Scientić Domus (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers at St. Mary's church and cemetery.
Also see . . . Manuel Torres: The Franklin of the Southern World by Anne Arsenault. (Submitted on August 8, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,152 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2019.