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St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia

 
 
St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2017
1. St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Marker
Given its patina, the marker is older and was likely relocated from a nearby location to the park when the Scottish Immigrants monument was created.
Inscription.

Here, in 1747, at the
Tun Tavern

twenty-five gentlemen
of Philadelphia from that
part of Great Britain called
Scotland formed the . . . .

St. Andrew's Society
of
Philadelphia

Since that time, Scotsmen
of honor and integrity
have contributed toward
a charitable design to
provide for the relief of
distressed Scots after their
arrival in Pennsylvania


 
Erected 2011 by St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia.
 
Location. 39° 56.847′ N, 75° 8.534′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Front Street south of Ionic Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: I-95 Park (125-171 South Front Street), Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Scotland (here, next to this marker); Monument to Scottish Immigrants (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Monument to Scottish Immigrants (a few steps from this marker); Courage of the Scottish Immigrants
St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2017
2. St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia Marker
Inset in the third distant Standing Stone pillar, nearest the Monument to Scottish Immigrants sculpture.
(a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania Abolition Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Tun Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The Irish Memorial / Leacht Cuimhneacháin na nGael (within shouting distance of this marker); An Gorta Mór - Ireland's Great Hunger (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
More about this marker. Marker is part of the Monument to Scottish Immigrants.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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