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George Ross

 
 
George Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
1. George Ross Marker
Inscription.  
Born:   May 10, 1730   -   New Castle, Del.
Died: July 14, 1779   -   Philadelphia, Pa.
He served in the Continental Congress from
1774 to 1777 and was 46 years old when he
signed the Declaration of Independence.
Buried: Christ Churchyard, Phila., Pa.
Marked monument June 4, 1897
by:       Donegal Chapter, Pa.

 
Erected 1897 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
 
Location. 39° 57.111′ N, 75° 8.892′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Arch Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in the Christ Church Burial Ground. 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. Joseph Hewes (here, next to this marker); Francis Hopkinson
George Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. George Ross Marker
The marker is seen here next to another for fellow signer Joseph Hewes.
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(a few steps from this marker); Matthew Clarkson (a few steps from this marker); William Henry Drayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Jackson - 40th Signer of the U.S. Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Mason (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Rush, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Marker in Christ Church Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. Marker in Christ Church Burial Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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