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

Mathew Carey, Publisher

 
 
Mathew Carey, Publisher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Mathew Carey, Publisher Marker
Inscription.  
Once the Resting Place
of
Mathew Carey, Publisher
Born - Jan. 28 1760 Dublin, Ireland
Died - Sept. 16, 1839 Phila.
Printed first Catholic Bible
in America, 1790

 
Erected 2007 by The Dublin Society of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1734.
 
Location. 39° 56.751′ N, 75° 8.931′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Society Hill. Marker can be reached from 4th Street. Marker is in St. Mary's Cemetery. 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. Don Juan Bautista Bernabeu (here, next to this marker); Commodore John Barry (here, next to this marker); General Stephen Moylan (here, next to this marker); Thomas Fitzsimons (here, next to this marker); Phillippe Charles Jean Baptiste Tronson DuCoudray
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(here, next to this marker); Emanuel Holmes (here, next to this marker); Michael Bouvier (here, next to this marker); Col. Charles Von Kusserow, (Oct. 3, 1832 - Feb. 3, 1879) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers at St. Mary's church and cemetery.
 
Mathew Carey, Publisher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 13, 2023
2. Mathew Carey, Publisher Marker
Full view of grave marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Full view of grave marker.
This is an older view of the marker before the additional interpretive signage was added.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 15, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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