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American Philosophical Society

 
 
American Philosophical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
1. American Philosophical Society Marker
Inscription.
The
American Philosophical Society
~ Founded by ~
Benjamin Franklin
- 1743 -
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Outgrowth of The Junto, 1727   :   Reorganized 1769
The First Learned Society in
the British Plantations in America
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This Building was Erected   1786 - 1789

 
Location. 39° 56.921′ N, 75° 8.963′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 5th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Market is located between Walnut Street and Chestnut Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Philosophical Society Hall (here, next to this marker); Peale’s Mastodon, 2017 (a few steps from this marker); Library of the American Philosophical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilbert Stuart House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Signer (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
American Philosophical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. American Philosophical Society Marker
American Philosophical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. American Philosophical Society Marker
The marker can be seen to the right of the door.
American Philosophical Society Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
4. American Philosophical Society Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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