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

Captain Paul Cox

 
 
Captain Paul Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 13, 2023
1. Captain Paul Cox Marker
Inscription.  
Born, 1748 - Died, 1832
Aged 84
A native of Ireland

Lt. Col., Pennsylvania Militia, 1776 military convention delegate.

One of six members: 1777 Committee of Safety in charge of Phila. Defenses, 1779 Committee to to Banish Tories from Phila.

Three times elector, President of the U.S.: Geoge Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson
 
Erected by Old Pine Conservancy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesImmigrationWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 39° 56.61′ N, 75° 8.95′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Society Hill. Marker can be reached from 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. A different marker also named Captain Paul Cox (here, next to this marker); In 1835… (here, next to this marker); Old Pine Street
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(here, next to this marker); Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Historic Graveyard (here, next to this marker); Daniel McKaraher (a few steps from this marker); Here lieth the body of Samuel McCutchon… (a few steps from this marker); Lt Thomas Mitchell (a few steps from this marker); General John Steele (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Captain Paul Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 13, 2023
2. Captain Paul Cox 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 51 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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