History Lost & Found
Archeologists not only dig in remote places to uncover ancient civilizations, but they also look for artifacts at urban sites such as this one. Look below for remnants of the President's House foundation using the diagram as a guide.
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President's House Site Archeological Excavation with key. Courtesy, Independence National Historical Park.
The historic ground plan for the President's House showing the area of the excavations and the relationship of the site to the present Liberty Bell Center. Courtesy, Independence National Historical Park.
On July 11, 2007, a West African Yoruba and Pan-African libation ceremony concluded the closing of the archeological investigation.
Archeologists at work in the cold cellar area of the kitchen.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 39° 57.026′ N, 75° 9.004′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and South Independence Mall West (6th Street), on the right when traveling east on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: President's House Site N of Liberty Bell Pavilion, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers.
Also see . . .
1. History of the President's House Site. (Submitted on March 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. President's House Site: Uncovering the Past through Archeology. (Submitted on March 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.