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

Pope John Paul II

 
 
Pope John Paul II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
1. Pope John Paul II Marker
Inscription.
This plaque commemorates the site where His Holiness Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass and proclaimed his message of peace and love to the people of Philadelphia and the nation October 5, 1979
Presented by the Philadelphia Chapter, Knights of Columbus October 3, 1980
 
Erected 1980 by Philadelphia Chapter, Knights of Columbus.
 
Location. 39° 57.449′ N, 75° 10.199′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Benjamin Franklin Parkway near Logan Square, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Heart of the Parkway (within shouting distance of this marker); Sister Cities Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Swann Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Archeology (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meriwether Lewis (about 300 feet away); General Tadeusz Kosciuszko (about 300 feet away); US Sanitary Commission Great Central Fair (about 300 feet away); Kopernik (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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