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First United States Mint

 
 
First United States Mint Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. First United States Mint Marker
Inscription.
On this site
stood
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
1792-1992


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); Bicentennial Dawn (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Mint
First United States Mint Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. First United States Mint Marker
Plaque is on the retaining wall near the pedestrian entrance.
. (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
First United States Mint Detail image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. First United States Mint Detail
Second United States Mint Detail image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. Second United States Mint Detail
Third United States Mint Detail image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
5. Third United States Mint Detail
Fourth United States Mint Detail image. Click for full size.
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6. Fourth United States Mint Detail
 
 
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 713 times since then and 37 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.
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