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Matthew Clarkson

 
 
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By Frankie, June 20, 2015
1. Matthew Clarkson Marker
Inscription.  Matthew Clarkson 1733-1800 Heroic Mayor of Philadelphia (1792-1796) During the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic. Matthew Clarkson Died of the Fever in 1800.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 57.121′ N, 75° 8.888′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and Arch Street on North 5th 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. Francis Hopkinson (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Hewes (a few steps from this marker); George Ross (a few steps from this marker); Major William Jackson - 40th Signer of the U.S. Constitution (a few steps from this marker); Charles Mason (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Drayton (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.
 
Matthew Clarkson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, June 20, 2015
2. Matthew Clarkson Marker
 
 
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