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The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
 
The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
1. The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
Locations of Interest
🄰 Armory
12 East State Street

Former site of the Pennsylvania National Guard, currently houses the Pennsylvania Veterans Museum.

🄱 Central Business District
From Gayley to Orange Streets

The centrally located shopping district hosts a variety of shops, restaurants, and services for visitors as well as residents.

🄲 Delaware County Courthouse
201 West Front Street

Media is the county seat for Delaware County Pennsylvania. Each day, thousands of people conduct their legal and governmental business in and around one of Media's most prominent buildings.

🄳 Delaware County Institute of Science
11 Veterans Square

The institute was established in 1833 to promote the people of Delaware County, the study and diffusion of general knowledge. It maintains a museum of natural and area history.

🄴 Media Borough Hall & Police Station
301 North Jackson Street
The Borough Administration and Police Department share a building where various services
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are provided to the community. The Borough also has to rooms for rental, the Community Center and Mansion Parlor Room.

🄵 Media Theatre
104 East State Street

Operated by the Society for the Performing Arts, the Media Theatre presents a variety of professional musical performances providing a unique contribution to American theatre.

🄶 Media-Upper Providence Library
Front & Jackson Streets

Contains a wide variety of books, videos and CD ROMS for both adults and children. Also has internet access as well as a Reference Room and Historical Archives Room.

🄷 Minshall House
Front Street & Providence Road

Media's oldest house, which is completely furnished with period furniture and antiques. A tour of this house is well worth your time and will be most welcome.
 
Erected by The Borough of Media, Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationEntertainmentGovernment & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 39° 55.148′ N, 75° 23.442′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of North Olive Street and
The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
2. The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Marker
West Front Street, on the right when traveling north on North Olive Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 N Olive 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. Manley Home Site (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); FBI Office Burglary (about 300 feet away); Ronald Reagan (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Delaware County (about 300 feet away); The Charter House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Media.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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