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Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Jack W. Coopersmith

Jack W. Coopersmith Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
1. Jack W. Coopersmith Marker
Inscription.  In 1900, at the age of two he emigrated with his family from Europe. A pioneer in the food industry, he opened the first super market and shopping center in the United States and Sixth and Penn Streets in Chester. In 1936, he was a man of exceptional vision A philanthropist and humanitarian until his death in 1966.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 39° 55.221′ N, 75° 23.521′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from North Orange Street just north of West Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 W Front St, Media PA 19063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathan Speare (here, next to this marker); Nunzio P. DeSantis (a few steps from this marker); Christopher Columbus (a few steps from this marker); Delaware County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ronald Reagan (about 300 feet away); Delaware County
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(about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); McCain Rally (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Media.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 73 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 5, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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