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William Penn Annex East in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Graff House

 
 
The Graff House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
1. The Graff House Marker
Inscription.  
in which Thomas Jefferson wrote
the Declaration of Independence
was reconstructed in 1975
with funds provided by the
National Park Service
and the
Independence Hall Association
Arthus C. Kaufmann, Chairman

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list.
 
Location. 39° 57.04′ N, 75° 9.131′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in William Penn Annex East. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and Market Street, on the left when traveling north on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Market St, 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. Declaration House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Declaration House (here, next to this marker); "…it was intended to be an expression of the American mind…"
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Declaration House (within shouting distance of this marker); American Pharmaceutical Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Rohm and Haas [Headquarters] (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Dawn, Philadelphia (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th & Market (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
The Graff House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. The Graff House Marker
The Graff House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. The Graff House Marker
The marker can be seen beneath the window.
Marker on the Graff House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
4. Marker on the Graff House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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