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

The Public School of Germantown

The Germantown Academy

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
1. The Public School of Germantown Marker
Inscription.
was organized at a meeting of citizens held the 6th day of December 1759 in this building the home of Daniel Mackinett and sometimes known as the Green Tree Inn.
Erected by the Undergraduates of the Germantown Academy and the Site and Relic Society of Germantown December 6, 1909

 
Erected 1909 by Undergraduates of the Germantown Academy & Site and Relic Society of Germantown.
 
Location. 40° 2.399′ N, 75° 10.689′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Germantown Avenue south of W Walnut Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6023 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wyck (a few steps from this marker); Ora Washington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rittenhouse (about 600 feet away); First Mennonite Church in America (about 600 feet away); Landing of the German Colonists (approx. mile away); The Johnson House (approx.
Marker on Germantown Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
2. Marker on Germantown Ave.
mile away); Battle of Germantown Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Concord School House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Green Tree Tavern. Historic Germantown website. (Submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Green Tree Inn image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
3. Green Tree Inn
Thomas Jefferson stayed at this Inn while serving as Secretary of State. He and James Madison often ate here when Philadelphia was the Capitol of the United States.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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