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

Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle

 
 
Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 19, 2022
1. Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle Marker
Inscription.  
In recognition of his dedication and sustained efforts that led to the creation of Independence Mall State Park and Independence National Historical Park the Senate of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania directs in tribute to the Honorable Edwin O. Lewis that this site between Market and Arch Streets henceforth be known as the Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle commemorating the foresight of a great American dedicated to the priceless historical heritage of his nation, state and city.
 
Erected 1963 by Senate of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsParks & Recreational AreasPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 39° 57.132′ N, 75° 8.973′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in William Penn Annex East. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North 6th Street (County Road 2005) and Arch Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 N 6th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Barrymores (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (about 300 feet away); Free Quaker Meeting House (about 300 feet away); Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania & Female Medical College of Pennsylvania (about 300 feet away); General Jacob Morgan, Esquire (about 300 feet away); William Henry Drayton (about 300 feet away); David Salisbury Franks (about 300 feet away); John Inskeep (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 19, 2022
2. Edwin O. Lewis Quadrangle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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