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

In This Building

Sat the First Senate and the First House of Representatives

 
 
In This Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. In This Building Marker
Inscription.  
of the United States of
America
Herein George Washington
was inaugurated President
March 4, 1793 and closed
his official career when
herein, also John Adams
was inaugurated the second
President of the
United States March 4, 1797.

 
Erected 1908 by Pennsylvania Society Daughters of the Revolution.
 
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: #02 John Adams series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1869.
 
Location. 39° 56.945′ N, 75° 9.032′ 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 wall of Congress Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 S Independence Mall W, 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. Declaration Chamber (here, next to this marker); Congress Hall (a few steps from this marker); West Wing - Independence Hall
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(a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Hall / Independence Hall / Congress Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (within shouting distance of this marker); Signers Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Rights Demonstrations (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
In This Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. In This Building Marker
Congress Hall Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Congress Hall Plaque
Congress Hall
Capitol United States
1790 - 1800
Congress Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
4. Congress Hall
 
 
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 1,272 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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