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William Penn Annex East in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John F. Kennedy

 
 
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. John F. Kennedy Marker
Inscription.  
President of the United States
stood here when he
delivered his address on the
independence of nations
July 4th, 1962
This tablet placed
by the City of Philadelphia
June 29, 1964 James H. J. Tate, Mayor

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1916.
 
Location. 39° 56.943′ N, 75° 8.998′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in William Penn Annex East. Marker is on Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the pavement near the statue of George Washington near Independence Hall. 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. Abraham Lincoln (here, next to this marker); Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (a few steps from this marker); Old City Hall / Independence Hall / Congress Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old City Hall / Independence Hall / Congress Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); West Wing - Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  John Fitzgerald Kennedy at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. John F. Kennedy Marker
Statue of George Washington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Statue of George Washington
Kennedy marker is on the left of the statue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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