Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 0.131′ N, 75° 11.217′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Ridge Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on Ridge Avenue, between W Hunting Park Avenue and W Indiana Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Laurel Hill Cemetery (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Lieutenant Joseph Bonnell General Hugh Mercer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capt. Henry J. Biddle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Thomson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas McKean (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Dedication Video ::. (Submitted on June 10, 2011.)
2. Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.