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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Auditorís Office Site

Independence National Historical Park

 
 
Auditorís Office Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2017
1. Auditorís Office Site Marker
Inscription.
During the 1790s, when Philadelphia was the capital of the United States, the Auditor of the United States rented a house on this site for his office.

The Auditor, a member of the well-developed hierarchy of the Treasury Department, carefully checked each claim on government monies to determine if it should be paid.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 39° 56.897′ N, 75° 8.772′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. 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. Secretary of the Treasuryís Office Site (a few steps from this marker); The Arsenal of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossing the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Mechanics' Union of Trade Associations (within shouting distance of this marker); Elliott Building (within
Auditorís Office Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2017
2. Auditorís Office Site Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Historic Dock Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Government
 
Marker in Philadelphia image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2017
3. Marker in Philadelphia
Site of the Auditorís Office image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2017
4. Site of the Auditorís Office
The marker can be seen on the right of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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