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The Barrymores

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. The Barrymores Marker
Inscription.  Three famous actors, Philadelphia-born, were the third generation of this "Royal Family of the American Stage." Lionel (1878-1954), Ethel (1879-1959), and John (1882-1942) performed on stage, screen, radio. Their grandparents, the Drews, managed the Arch St. Theatre here
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 57.167′ N, 75° 9.008′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Arch Street and North 6th Street on Arch Street. The marker is on the North West corner. 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. Benjamin Smith Barton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whispering Bells (about 400 feet away); Pennsylvania Hall (about 500 feet away);
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. The Barrymores Marker
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David Salisbury Franks (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (about 500 feet away); First United States Mint (about 500 feet away); Christ Church Burial Ground (about 500 feet away); Chronology of Benjamin Franklin (about 500 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 376 times since then and 11 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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