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

Pennsylvania Hall

 
 
Pennsylvania Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built on this site in 1838 by the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society as a meeting place for abolitionists, this hall was burned to the ground by anti-Black rioters three days after it was first opened
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 39° 57.246′ N, 75° 8.984′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 6th Street. The marker is located south of Race Street. 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. Ralph Modjeski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Francis Hopkinson (Philadelphia Home) (about 300 feet away); The Barrymores (about 500 feet away); Franklin Square Fountain (about 500 feet
Pennsylvania Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Hall Marker
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away); Historic Burial Grounds (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (about 600 feet away); First United States Mint (about 600 feet away); Whispering Bells (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 May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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