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William Penn Annex East in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Signer

 
 
The Signer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 19, 2022
1. The Signer Marker
Inscription.  
Inspired by George Clymer, Philadelphia merchant, statesman, and signer of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, "The Signer" commemorates the spirit and deeds of all who devoted their lives to the cause of American freedom.

Presented by the Independence Hall Association, Arthur C. Kaufmann, Chairman in celebration of Philadelphia's Tercentenary.
 
Erected 1982 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; Independence Hall Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.935′ N, 75° 8.934′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in William Penn Annex East. Marker is on Chestnut Street (County Road 3008) just east of South Independence Mall East (County Road 2003), on the right when traveling
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east. 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. A different marker also named The Signer (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Signer (here, next to this marker); Gilbert Stuart House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Signer (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Signer (a few steps from this marker); Library of the American Philosophical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
The Signer marker, with <i>The Signer</i> visible in the background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 19, 2022
2. The Signer marker, with The Signer visible in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2022, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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