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

Nicholas Biddle

(1786-1844)

 
 
Nicholas Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Nicholas Biddle Marker
Inscription.  The financier, statesman, & scholar lived here. President, 1823-1836, Second Bank of the United States, the nation's central bank. He also spurred the rise of Greek Revival architecture and edited the journals of the Lewis & Clark expedition.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.749′ N, 75° 9.202′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Spruce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Spruce Street, 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. The Spruce Street Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ayer Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Trinity (about 500 feet away); Old Philadelphia Congregations (about 500 feet away); Freedom is a Light
Nicholas Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Nicholas Biddle Marker
(about 500 feet away); Reynolds-Morris House (about 600 feet away); First Republican National Convention (about 600 feet away); Mikveh Israel Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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