Center City in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2017 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 39° 57.321′ N, 75° 8.776′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Center City. Marker is at the intersection of North 4th Street and North Marginal Road, on the right when traveling south on North 4th Street. Marker is located on the sidewalk, near the southeast Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 246 North 4th Street, 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. George's (a few steps from this marker); St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); St. George's Church (a few steps from this marker); Old First Reformed (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Franklin Bridge (about 700 feet away); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Funeral For President Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ralph Modjeski (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . Nicola Monachesi (Wikipedia). Nicola Monachesi was an Italian painter believed to have painted the earliest frescos in America. He was born in Tolentino, Marche Italy and was considered a citizen of Rome. After studying in Rome, he emigrated to America in 1831-32 entering through New York and settling in Philadelphia. He worked mostly as an interior decorator, drawing neoclassical artistic paintings on wall surfaces and portrait paintings on canvass decorating churches, commercial buildings, and Mansions. When he died in Philadelphia, he had become a naturalized citizen of the United States. (Submitted on July 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.