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Society Hill in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Linnard

Departed This Life Sept. 20, 1835

— Aged 86 —

 
 
William Linnard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 13, 2023
1. William Linnard Marker
Inscription.  
Lieutenant, Philadelphia City Militia Artillery Battalion. Captain, First Artillery Battalion.

During War of 1812, became Quartermaster General United States Army Schuylkill Arsenal Philadelphia. 1813 promoted colonel.

For 33 years, Linnard disbursed supplies worth $50,000,000 all without loss of one cent!
 
Erected by Friends of Old Pine.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & CommerceMilitaryWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 39° 56.595′ N, 75° 8.967′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Society Hill. Marker is on Pine Street east of South 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 Pine St, 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. John Tittermary (here, next to this marker); Robert Mercer (here, next to this marker); Col. William Linnard (here, next to this marker); George Dawson, Esq.
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(a few steps from this marker); In Ho Oh (a few steps from this marker); Privateers (a few steps from this marker); Captain John McGinley (a few steps from this marker); In memory of William Hurrie who departed this life Oct. 22, 1781 aged 60 years and 2 months. (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
William Linnard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 13, 2023
2. William Linnard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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