Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First United States Mint
The first United States Mint
First public building authorized by the United States Government
This plaque dedicated for the Bicentennial of the U.S. Mint
First Mint: 1792-1833 7th Street between Market & Arch
Second Mint: 1833-1901: Juniper & Chestnut Sts.
Third Mint: 1901-1969: 16th & Spring Garden Sts.
Fourth Mint: 1969- : 5th & Arch Sts.
Location. 39° 57.21′ N, 75° 9.108′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 39 North 7th Street. 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. Benjamin Smith Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Barrymores (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hall (about 600 feet away); Ralph Modjeski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Burial Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Pharmaceutical Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . History of the Mint. (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 12, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.