Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1729 – 1824)
Continental and Confederation
Congresses (1774 – 1789)
A farmer and Biblical scholar
in retirement at his estate
called Harriton in Bryn Mawr.
Location. 40° 0.253′ N, 75° 11.421′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Laurel Hill Cemetery in the River section Circle lot. 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. Thomas McKean (within shouting distance of this marker); Commodore Isaac Hull (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Hugh Mercer (about 300 feet away); Lieutenant Joseph Bonnell (about 600 feet away); Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (about 600 feet away); Laurel Hill Cemetery (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Charles Thomson. From ColonialHall.com. (Submitted on March 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Charles Thomson at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.