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

Philadelphia City Hall

 
 
Philadelphia City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
1. Philadelphia City Hall Marker
Inscription.
Philadelphia City Hall

Largest municipal building in the United states
Built 1871-1901

John Mc Arthur, Jr., architect
Born: Bladneck-on-Wigtown Bay,
Dumfrieshire, Scotland 1823
Died: Philadelphia 1890

William Struthers, mason / contractor
Born: Irving, Ayrshire, Scotland 1812
Died: Philadelphia, 1876

Alexander Milne Calder, sculptor
Sculptor of William Penn Statue,
statuary carvings, and memorial
to the architect
Born: Aberdeen, Scotland 1846 Died: Philadelphia 1923

This table presented in 1997 by
The St. Andrew Society of Philadelphia
Organized 1747
on the occasion of its 250th anniversary

 
Erected 1997 by The St. Andrew Society of Philadelphia.
 
Location. 39° 57.143′ N, 75° 9.816′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Germantown Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is one of many installed throughout and around City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Pennís Prayer for Philadelphia (here, next to this marker); The Great World War Memorial
Philadelphia City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
2. Philadelphia City Hall
(here, next to this marker); Center Square (here, next to this marker); Declaration of Independence Signators (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Philadelphia City Hall (here, next to this marker); Mother Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); William Penn (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Last updated on August 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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